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Richard T. "Rich" Theisen – Obituary

Name: Richard T. "Rich" Theisen

Age: 57

Born: 08-26-1963

Died: 04-12-2021

Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Paul's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Funeral Mass Live Stream Link: Click Here


Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Richard T. “Rich” Theisen, age 57, of St. Cloud, who passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 12, 2021. Reverend Thomas Olson will officiate. 
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. 
Rich was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on August 26, 1963 to Francis and Cyrilla (Feldhege) Theisen. He was united in marriage to Eileen Stein on August 25, 1990 in Scandia, Minnesota. Together, they adopted their daughter, Kendal Theisen. He was later united in marriage to Charlene Carroll Hanisch on July 25, 2019 in Breckenridge, Colorado. Rich enjoyed riding his bicycle and logging the miles he rode. Recently, he logged 24,901 miles biking, the equivalent of the circumference of the Earth. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed going to the cabin and spending time with his family. 
He is survived by his wife, Charlene; children, Kendal Theisen, Malaya Hanisch, Austan Williams; nine siblings, Ronald (Linda), Diane (Ken) Marquardt, John (Marilyn), Mary Johnson, Mike (Judy), Julie (Greg) Nelson, Gayle Theisen, Tim (Sara), and Jeff (Audrey); former wife, Eileen Theisen and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 
He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Cyrilla Theisen.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred, in Rich’s Honor to:
Clemens/Munsinger Gardens (Click Here to Donate)
Free Bikes 4 Kidz - Twin Cities (Click Here to Donate)

In honor of Rich's favorite color, please wear something blue to the services.  


Guestbook for Richard T. "Rich" Theisen

Randy and Linda Wendt
, Friends of brother Tim
April 23, 2021, 7:19 pm
So sorry to hear about your recent loss. We hope wonderful memories will help and comfort you and your family during this time of sadness. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Michael Gilman
, Friend of the family
April 19, 2021, 4:41 pm
Condolences to the family. We met Rich in St. Cloud in January. He rode over on his bike the day we took a look at the duplex he sold to his nephew Arik. Thoughts and prayers for him and his family.
Gary Marquardt
, Nephew
April 19, 2021, 4:36 pm
Saddened to learn of his passing and love to all of those celebrating his life today.
Nate, Dean and Paula Kimmes.
, Friends of Richard's brother Mike through Tech Trap Team.
April 18, 2021, 11:59 pm
Our Thoughts and Prayers go to Mike and his Family for the passing of his Brother Richard.
Bev Knutson
, Friend
April 18, 2021, 4:51 pm
Rich was a great neighbor and friend on Elk Lake very sorry to hear of his passing my prayers and condolences to his family
David Gross
, Friend of family
April 18, 2021, 4:42 pm
Deepest sympathy
David Gross
, Friend of family
April 18, 2021, 4:29 pm
Deepest sympathy
Mary Eisenschenk
, friend to Charlene
April 17, 2021, 2:38 am
Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Sending condolences from our family. Mary, Al, Amy, Emily
Beth Knutson-Kolodzne
, Friend-Colleague to Charlene
April 16, 2021, 11:32 pm
Charlene and Family, Sending love and healing thoughts to you all during this difficult time. May memories of Rich bring smiles and laughter among your tears.
Monica Scholla
, Friend of Charlene
April 16, 2021, 9:40 pm
My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Holding you in thought as you move through this difficult time.
Jody Hagan
, Friend of brother Tim
April 16, 2021, 1:47 pm
Tim and family, So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Christine Carroll
, Sister-in-law
April 16, 2021, 1:06 pm
Rich, you left us too soon. God must have had other plans for you.

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