January 5, 2022
Donald D. Tieman, 83, of Gillespie, Ill.,died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. He was born Feb. 14, 1938, in Carlinville, to Chester and Irene (Lueking) Tieman. He married Alice Wilson on July 20, 1988, in Camdenton, Mo., and she survives.
He was an adjuster after having worked 10 years for McDonnell Douglas and 33 years for Olin Corp. Donald was a member of the Machinist Union Local 660. He enjoyed westerns with John Wayne and Hee Haw.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Tieman of Gillespie; children, Ronald (Ann) Tieman of Lincoln, James (Denise Massey) Tieman of Gillespie, David Tieman of Bethalto, Shannon (Gwen) Tieman of Gillespie; grandchildren, Wendy Cox, Ryan Cox, Jessica Tieman, Bailey Tieman, Emily (Josh) Martin, Jami (Broc) Pachesa, Ally (Steven) Manus, Holly Tieman; siblings, Dale (Shirley) Tieman of Carlinville, and Wilma Townsend of Oregon. Donald was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, JoAnn Cox; and brothers, Edward Tieman, Lloyd Tieman and Herbert "Bud" Tieman.
No public services will be held. Memorials are suggested to Adopt-A-Pet, P.O. Box 53, Benld, IL 62009. Condolences may be left online at www. kravanya funeral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie was in charge of arrangements.