Milton J. Thiem

Milton J. Thiem

September 18, 1929 – March 6, 2024

Milt was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Omaha, NE, on Sept. 18, 1929. He began his journey to heaven peacefully on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.

Milt was raised at St. James Orphanage in Omaha, and later married Stella Jane Clancy at Holy Name Catholic Church in Omaha, NE, on August 20, 1955.  Together they raised 4 children: Vicki, Pat, Mike and John.

Milt was in the US Navy for 4 years followed by 20 years in the US Air Force.  He retired from the military in 1968.  He continued his career as a dental lab technician at the University of Iowa and Creighton University.  He then founded and owned Thiem Dental Ceramics until his retirement in 2004.

Milt was preceded in death by his mother in law, Stella Clancy-Rasmussen; and brother-in-law, Charles Clancy.  He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Stella; children: Vicki Lechtenberg, Pat Thiem (Deb), Mike Thiem (Nancy), John Thiem (Colleen); grandchildren: Brian Lechtenberg (Krysta), Sarah Lechtenberg, Kelsey Thiem (Ross Johnson), Hailey Thiem, Jena Primsky (Mike), Jessica Hanna (Nolan), Jordan Sutton (Dylan), Jaden Lortz (Jake), Joe Thiem (Alexandra Hubbard), Matt Thiem, Lara Thiem (fiancé, Evan Johnson); great-grandchildren: Chloe Lechtenberg, Mason and Miles Primsky, Carsen Hanna, Stanley Sutton, and Lydia Lortz; extended members of the Thiem and Gattis families.

Visitation will be Monday, March 11, 2024, at our West Center Chapel from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., with a Vigil Service following at 6:30 pm.

A Family Mass will be held at St Roberts Bellarmine Catholic Church. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Siena Francis House or The Madonna School.


  • Hank Thieman Posted March 8, 2024 1:56 pm

    He was such a nice gentleman
    Whhen came to all those zThiem reunions he was so kind & appreciated

  • Alex & Mandy Mason Posted March 8, 2024 1:59 pm

    Sending you our thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family.

  • Richard and Sandra Lebsack Posted March 9, 2024 5:43 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Thiem family. Wonderrful parents. And especially Milton..

  • John Northrop Posted March 9, 2024 9:55 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. So very sorry for your loss. 🙏❤️

  • Bruce Plath Posted March 10, 2024 12:59 pm

    My prayers are with your entire family. Being grade school friends with John, I spent endless hours at the Thiem household. Milton was a special man and a great role model for me as I developed into a young man.
    May he rest in peace.

  • Tom Thiem. Posted March 10, 2024 5:12 pm

    Milt was a great friend. I will miss him dearly. RIP Milt.

  • Meghan Sievers Posted March 11, 2024 8:52 am

    Sending you and yours prayers and love Pat

  • Sue (Gehrki) Henrickson Posted March 11, 2024 4:51 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Milt was a wonderful man. Best godfather I ever had!!

  • Omaha Municipal Land Bank Posted March 12, 2024 2:32 pm

    On behalf of the Omaha Municipal Land Bank, we would like to express our deepest sympathies to the Theim Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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