On Tuesday, August 31, 2004, JOHN GILBERT THIESS, SR., of Glen Burnie, cherished husband of Darlene Thiess; devoted father of John G. Thiess, Jr., James E. Thiess, Sr., Brenda L. Lindsey, Richard M. Thiess, Sr., Susan D. Thiess, and Kathy M. Bennaman; beloved grandfather of John III and Jacob Thiess, James, Jr., Jesse, Joshua, and Joel Thiess, Glenn, Jr., Christopher, Jennifer and Angela Mosco, Donna, Morgan and Richard Thiess, Jr., Shawn Thiess, Michael, Jr. and Meagan Bennaman; dear great-grandfather of David Peeler, Michael Green III, Tyler Green, and Kyle Mosco; caring brother of Mary Martin, Shirley Thiess, Pat Roesler, Erma Riser, Carol Bergin, Debbie Haddox, and the late George Thiess, Jr. The family will receive visitors at the Singleton Funeral Home, P.A., 1 Second Avenue, S.W. (at Crain Highway), Glen Burnie, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., on Friday. The funeral ceremony will be held on Saturday at 11 A.M. in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Park.