Harold Mark Thiedeman (Tip) died unexpectedly on July 25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the age of 68.
Tip is survived by his loving wife, Mary “Murphy" Pescay Thiedeman, Sun City, Arizona; his son, Mark Ian Thiedeman, Little Rock, Arkansas; his daughter, Elizabeth Ashley Thiedeman, New Orleans, Louisiana; his sisters, Mozelle Stout and Patty Cecil; sisters-in-law, Sr. Suzanne Pescay, SSND, Peggy Pescay Saines (Rod), and Kitty Pescay Rauch (Ronnie); and many beloved nieces, nephews, as well as grand nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Betty Thiedeman.
Tip was born on January 25, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Harold and Betty Thiedeman. He graduated from Troy High School, Ohio, in 1969, and from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana with a degree in computer science. He married Mary, beloved wife of 47 years, on St. Patrick’s Day, 1972. Tip worked for ASI and Hobart Corporation in Troy, OH, and then for over twenty years for Entergy Corporation in New Orleans and Little Rock, Arkansas, as a senior computer analyst. His children remember him as an unconditionally loving father who raised them with compassion, humor, and encouragement.
Tip was an avid line dancer and loved to sing with his church choir. He was a lively, generous individual who loved playing cards and games and was committed to the well-being of his family and friends. He was an active and dedicated member of the St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, Sun City, Arizona, and often volunteered for numerous organizations.
A visitation will be held Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd. A viewing is scheduled for Monday, July 29th at St. Mary Assumption Catholic Church at 1:00 pm followed by Mass at 2:00 pm and burial at Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to www.22qfamilyfoundation.org in honor of Tip Thiedeman’s grand niece, Darby Rose Wildt, or to the American Heart Association. The family would like to thank the caregivers at Touro Hospital Emergency Room for their kindness and support.