James Herman “Bud” Tiehen, 76, of Linn Valley, Kan., died on July 4, 2016, at his home following a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis. James was born June 19, 1940, in Sabetha, Kan., to George Herman and Eva (Boggess) Tiehen.
He graduated from Salem High School, Salem, Neb., with the class of 1959. On March 26, 1960, he married Mary Ellen Fouraker in Topeka, Kan. James was an engineer, working for Southwestern Bell, Lucent, and as a contractor for the FAA. James and Mary lived in Lenexa for 28 years before moving to Linn Valley in 1999 where James became actively involved in the community.
James never knew a stranger and greatly enjoyed visiting with those in the community and especially his coffee club friends. James could almost always be found outside where he enjoyed doing yard work, boating, or taking kids for hay rides around Linn Valley. James’ greatest joys in life were spending time with his grandkids and his dog, Endo.
James was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Kenneth Timberlake; and a special uncle and aunt who were like another set of parents, Merl and Maxine Boggess.
In addition to his wife, Mary, of the home, James is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Dawn and Edward Wake, Olathe, Kan., Deborah and Matt Smith, Ozark, Mo., and Cynthia and Oliver Rokoff, Portland, Ore.; sister Aminda Seagrave and husband Walter, and sister-in-law Karen Timberlake, all of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Josh, Erin, Justin, Lindsey, Jamie, Lyla and Sylvie; four great-grandchildren, Kameron, Quinn, Jackson and Roman; and an extra special cousin with whom he was raised, Carl “Pete” Larsen, Auburn, Neb.
The funeral for James will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016, at Linn Valley Community Church. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, 9501 W. 159th St., Overland Park, Kan. The family will receive friends at the church from 5- 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7.
The family suggests contributions to the donor’s choice. Donations may be sent in care of Schneider Funeral Home, PO Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home, La Cygne Chapel.
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