AMSTERDAM – August Conrad Tiemann, 89, of Amsterdam, NY, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018, with his family by his side at Albany Medical Center after a short illness with cancer. He was born in the Town of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and the U.S. Air Force at the Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, NY from World War II until the Vietnam War. He was also employed at the Mohawk Carpet Mills, and worked as a sheet rocker for Van Patten Construction. After retiring, he took on side jobs providing lawn service. August was also a volunteer firefighter with the Cranesville Fire Department, and enjoyed traveling the world and being with his family.
August is survived by his loving wife of 69 years Grace (Liz) Tiemann; his son Glen Tiemann of Amsterdam, NY; his daughter Gail (Thomas) Mueller of Canajoharie, NY; his brother Howard (Janet) Tiemann of Amsterdam, NY; his grandchildren Nicholas (Elenice) Mueller of Edgewater Park, NJ, Robert (Elizabeth) Mueller of Utica, NY, and Kimberly (Allen) Soodsma of Amsterdam, NY; his great grandchildren Dominick Mueller, Alexis and Brayden Soodsma, and William, Wesley, and Annie Lima; and by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents August W. and Hazel Tiemann; his son Wayne Tiemann; and his brother Ronald Tiemann and wife Dorothy.
A Memorial Mass celebrating his life will be held at St. Stephen’s Church, 51 N Pawling St, Hagaman, NY, at 11 am on Thursday March 8th. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to the Cranesville Fire Department, 167 Riverview Dr, Amsterdam, NY 12010. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
I’m so sorry for your loss. I know how much you all loved him. He will be waiting for you in heaven. What a wonderful greeting you will have one day.
Donna,Kenny and Kevin Thorne
Our deepest sympathy , condolences and prayers are extended to our Aunt Isabelle, Gail and Glen and to all of Uncle’s family. So very saddened to have him leave us so quickly. ..and wish we had a chance to say our final good-bye to him. We will miss his quick smile and infectious sense of humor..but are consoled to know that he is now at peace. May you find comfort in being with your parents and with our parents and our siblings. Our love and prayers will always be with you ..
Rest in Peace Conrad. I liked you so much!
My deepest sympathy to the entire family on you loss. I had not seen Conrad for many years and had the opportunity to visit with him in November when my mom passed away. We enjoyed a walk down memory lane with many fond recollections.
Sonny Jarvis & family, Rochester,NY
Uncle Conrad, have always been my favorite Uncle, he will be missed so very much. I will always remember my time with him and Aunt Isabelle in August 2017. My family will also miss him. but we know he is with the glory of God in heaven. Our special prayers goes out to his family.
I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a wonderful man. Every time I would drive to Amsterdam I would think about your parents. Always wondered how they were. I am so glad you and I finally caught up with each other and hope we can do that again soon. Hugs and Love to you and the family at this difficult time. or prayers go out to you and your family.
We are keeping you all in our prayers and wish we could be there with you. Love to all.
You will be greatly missed Uncle Conrad. Our deepest condolences to you and your family Aunt Isabel. You are in our prayers.
Gail and Family,
So sorry for the loss of your Dad. May he rest in peace. Prayers to you all.
Dearest Aunt Isabel, Gail, Glen & extended family:
Both Rife & I extend our deepest sympathy to all of you at this time of great loss. We will cherish the times that we spent together on your visits to Texas as well as our visits to New York.
Uncle Conrad was an inspiration to all of us with his never ending abounds of energy & eagerness to help those that needed it. We will miss your infectious smile, beautiful eyes, and wonderful sense of humor.
Hoping you all remember just how lovely a person you were. Rest in Peace, Uncle Conrad… and may the Peace of the Lord be with your family.
Gracelyn & Rife Denton
To Gail and Family: Sending my most sincere sympathy out to you all…may your faith, friends, family and fond memories help you through this difficult time.
Dear Gail and Family,
I’m so sorry to read about your lost. Our prayers are with you.
August was a great man. I liked him so much.