Obituary: Dennis Thimesch

Pratt Tribune

Pratt - Dennis Wayne Thimesch, 68, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020 at Via Christi St. Francis. He was born February 12, 1952 in Kingman to Lawrence and Theresa (Hageman) Thimesch. Dennis married Marlene (Moore) Thimesch on November 24, 1980 in Pratt. They were married for 40 years.

Dennis graduated from Willowdale High School. He worked as a Mechanic for Pratt County Road Department. He attended Church of St. Peter in Willowdale. He was a previous member of Big Brothers, Big Sisters. He enjoyed umpiring for Pratt Recreation, loved to hunt, going to the lake and skiing, spending time outside with family, telling jokes and playing Santa Claus for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene; children, Ramona Truhlar of Pratt, Christina (Cecil) Waller of Richlands, North Carolina and Chadd Thimesch of Portage, Michigan; grandchildren, Amanda Mata, Dedra Rawson, Cara Konkel, A.C. Waller, Connor Waller, Hunter Rice and Wyatt Rice; 8 great grandchildren; brothers, Gary (Diane) Thimesch of Pratt, Mike (Carol) Thimesch of Willowdale, Jack Thimesch of Cunningham and Tom (Julie) Thimesch of Pretty Prairie; sisters, Deb (David) Klausmeyer of Clearwater, Linda Young of Hutchinson and Patty Schwartz of Wichita.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has taken place.  Family will receive friends Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt.  Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Sixth Street Park Baseball Field with John Hamm presiding.  Inurnment will follow at a later time at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

Memorials may be made to Pratt Recreation Department in care of Larrison Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at