A life time resident of Plymouth, passed away on 8/19/19 at the age of 76. He was born to Jesse and Laverne Theis on July 7, 1943. He had just returned from a wonderful cruise and excursion to Alaska with his beloved life partner, Phyllis LaFrenier. He is survived by sons, Jeffrey (Marcey) and Jason (Sonia); grandchildren, Rachel, Amy and Rielle; sisters, Marilyn Fortin, Bev. Riesburg, Joanne Jones, Becky Stumpf; brothers, Joe and Greg and extended family. His subtle sense of humor and his welcoming smile kept friends and neighbors stopping by to visit at the picnic table. Celebration of life will be held at Wayzata American Legion, 949 Wayzata Blvd East, at 2pm on Sunday , Aug. 25th.