It is with great sadness to announce that John Thiel 54, of Lake Geneva passed away peacefully on Feb. 12, 2019, at the Burlington Memorial Hospital. Johnny was born to Lothar and Christa Thiel on May 16, 1965, in Chicago.

Johnny moved to Lake Geneva in 1988. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and his NASCAR racing. He is survived by his loving mother Christa, brothers Werner (Tina) and Ed (Peggy). Johnny was also the caring uncle to Megan (Joe), Sarah (Collin), Rachel (Sean) and Ryan.

He was also great uncle to Damien, Adriana, Freddie, Draya, Mae and Emmylou. Johnny is preceded in death by his father Lothar. A private burial service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lyons, WI. Steinke-Lazarczyk Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lake Geneva, is proudly serving the family.