Michael Thiele, 63

Michael W. Thiele , 63, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Michael was an Independent Insurance Agent for 10 years, retiring in 2013. He was a member of Aboite Lutheran Church and enjoyed fishing and spending time with friends and family. Surviving are his wife of 27 years, Paula D. Thiele of Columbia City; son, Scott M. Thiele of Fort Wayne; daughter, Jody L. (Michael Barr) Thiele of Houston, TX; step-sons, Mickey C. (Kristi) Monnier of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Brandon M. (Jenna) Monnier of Duluth, Minn; five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Linda) Thiele of New Haven; and sister, Donna (David) VanHorn of New Haven. Michael was preceded in death by his parents Marvin H. and Luella A Thiele. Funeral Service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Richard Pagan will be officiating. Calling will also be Friday 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, go towww.domccombandsons.com.