Gayle Theesfeld
Gayle Theesfeld

Obituary of Gayle N. Theesfeld

Gayle N. Theesfeld, age 75, of Hemlock Farms, Hawley, died Thursday, March 3, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono, East Stroudsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Paul K. Theesfeld, in 2019. Paul and Gayle over the years lived in Anoka, MN; Fairport, NY; Doylestown, PA; Batesville, IN and New Hope, PA. Born April 14, 1946, in Volga, SD, Gayle was the daughter of the late Alvin Bernell and Ruby Lenore (Hall) Westensee. Gayle was an RN and became head ICU nurse at a hospital in Beverly Hills, CA. She later earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the College of St. Francis, and eventually became a nurse educator for Merck Pharmaceuticals until her retirement. Gayle was a member of The Church at Hemlock Farms where she enjoyed leading Bible study. A collector of Valentines and Steiff animals, in her free time Gayle loved to play bridge and go antiquing. She is survived by one son: Chad Theesfeld and his wife Sandy of Erwinna, PA; two grandchildren: Isabella and Brendan Theesfeld; two sisters: Adelle Schiefelbein of Arlington, SD and Lynette Fisk of Austin, TX, and one brother: Richard Westensee of Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joy Theesfeld. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1680 Aquetong Rd., New Hope, PA 18938. Inurnment will follow at Thompson Cemetery in New Hope. Memorials may be made to The Seeing Eye, 10 Washington Valley Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960, seeingeye.org.
Saturday
2
April

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church
1680 Aquetong Rd
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
2
April

Inurnment

12:00 pm
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Thompson Memorial Cemetery
1680 Aquetong Rd
New Hope , Pennsylvania, United States
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