Clark County, The Stanley Republican, March 2, 2000
EDWARD THEIRL (1921-2000)
Edward Charles THEIRL, 79, of Stanley passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2000, at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
He was born January 16, 1921, in Stanley, the son of George and Anna THEIRL. He attended St. Anne's Catholic School and graduated from Stanley High School in 1938.
He was employed by the Stanley Bottling Works until he enlisted in the US Navy during World War II.
After the war, he returned to Stanley and married Leanna HAYWARD, daughter of J.L. and Mary HAYWARD. He worked for, and eventually became the owner of, Plombon Furniture Store until his retirement.
He was a member of Holy Family Parish, Knights of Columbus, American Legion, School Board, Zoning Board, and the Stanley Housing Authority.
He is survived by his wife, Leanna; three sons, James (Barbara) of Inver Grove Heights, MN, Todd (Karen) of Stanley, and Scott (Jill) of Stillwater, MN; two daughters, Pam (Thomas) HARNISCH of Neillsville and Terry (Bob) CATTANACH of St. Paul, MN; grandchildren, Peter, Michael, Paul, and Andrew THEIRL, Jesse THEIRL, Matthew and Elizabeth THEIRL, Erin, Heather, Tommy, Holly, and Jeffrey HARNISCH, Philip, Sarah, and Katherine CATTANACH; two brothers, Herbert of Sparta and Bill of Bowling Green, KY; and a sister, Marion SMITH of Covington, GA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Anna THEIRL; brothers, Ray, Robert, George, Jr., and Frank; and sisters, Alice PLOMBON, Lora HULS, and Margaret SHERER.
A Mass of Resurrection was held Friday, February 25, at Holy Family Church in Stanley. The Stanley VFW Post 2711 conducted military graveside rites.
Plombon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.