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Obituary for Alan Tiemeyer

Obituary for Alan Tiemeyer
  • PublishedDecember 1, 2023


Memorial Service for Alan Jay Tiemeyer, age 73, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be conducted at 2:00 p.m.,
Saturday, December 2, 2023 at The Way Bible Church with Dr. Joel Tiemeyer officiating and Pastor Jeff
Tiemeyer assisting. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The
Way Bible Church.


Alan passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX. He was born on October 2, 1950 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Alfred and Wilma Tiemeyer.

Alan married Bonnie Feenstra on November 16, 1973 in Byron Center, Michigan. He worked as a dairy waste management tech for U.S. Farm Systems before he retired. He was one of the
founding and long time members of The Way Bible Church and he served in The Air National Guard. One of his favorite past times was having coffee and quiet time for Bible study at Burtons and the Metro Diner. Alan loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife Bonnie he is survived by his mother Wilma Tiemeyer, three sons, Jeff Tiemeyer (Amy), Brian Tiemeyer (Hollie), and Joel Tiemeyer (Sheri), one daughter Tara Jackson (Luke), two brothers Carl Tiemeyer and R. John Tiemeyer, one sister La Raine Salmon, one sister-in-law Clara Feenstra, grandchildren Zach Tiemeyer, Katie Tiemeyer, Joshua Tiemeyer, Elise Tiemeyer, Anna Tiemeyer, Kylie Jackson, Alison Jackson, Caleb Tiemeyer, and Aaron Tiemeyer, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Alfred Tiemeyer, sister Rachel Ruth Leigh, and grandson Judah Tiemeyer.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his name to The Way Bible Church at Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.

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Chloe Kopal

Chloe Kopal was born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She attended Sulphur Springs High School for 4 years and graduated in 2021. She was also a line member for the Blue Blazes Drill Team for 3 years. Chloe is the Digital Content Creator for Front Porch News. Her love for our community shows through her work. She is very passionate about photography and has been ever since the first time she picked up a camera many years ago.