Margaret "Maggie" Catherine Thein

Nov 18, 2019
Thein, Margaret news


10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at New Beginnings First Wesleyan Church 


5-7 p.m. Friday at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel and also one hour before the service at the church.


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Margaret “Maggie” Catherine Thein, 80, of Waterloo, died Monday, November 18, 2019 at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital of natural causes.  She was born June 9, 1939 in Dubuque the daughter of Nicholas and Delores Schmitt Kamp.  

Maggie married John Foxen; they were later divorced.  She married Lavern Thein on June 19, 1970 in Galena, Illinois; he preceded her in death on November 9, 2012.

Survived by: eight children, Ronald Foxen of Waterloo, Ruth (Michael) Cummings of Virginia, Richard (Mary) Foxen of Evansdale, Regina (Darrell) Parmer of Elk Run Heights, Rodney Thein of Evansdale, Vicky Greenway of Waterloo, Kay (Doug) Estling of Oelwein, Jeanne Barndt of Evansdale; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters; three siblings, Alice (Dave) McGee of Dubuque, James (Sharon) Kamp of Jesup, Tony Kamp of Peosta; a lifetime family friend Johnny Boland and many other special friends.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; two brothers, Frank and Paul Kamp; one son, Charles “Chuck” Thein; one son-in-law, Dexter Greenway, Sr.; one grandson, Christopher “Tiny” Thein and one great grandson, Kaiden Estling.

Maggie enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening, and most importantly family gatherings.

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