Julie Verona Tiede, 82

Julie Verona Tiede,  82, of Wabash, died at 12:02 am, Saturday, November 21, 2015 at her home in the presence of her family. 

She was born Sept. 18, 1933 in Universal, better known as "Bunsen", the name of the deep shaft coal mine where her father worked, and only a short distance from the front porch of the miner's "shotgun house" where the family lived.  She was the daughter of Michael Godo and Mary (Sander) Godo Conrad Moubray.

Julie was a 1951 graduate of Clinton High School, Clinton.  She worked her way through college, and earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, double majoring in Political Science and Slavic Language, at Indiana University in Bloomington in 1956, where she organized the Young Republicans. 

She married Charles R. Tiede on Oct. 6, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Harvard, Ill., where her mother lived at the time. Julie was hired by the CIA as a language interpreter, and worked many years as a homemaker.  She was an organizer and active in Womens Aglow for many years. 

Julie was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Peru since 1979.  She was a 24 year member of the Indianapolis Symphony Society, Wabash Unit where she earned a designation of Volunteer of the Year award in 2000 and served many years as chair of Symphony in Color. 

She is survived by her husband, Charles R. Tiede of Wabash; four daughters, Karen (Monte) Moffett of Porter, Indiana, Kathryn (Bryan) Meyers of Indianapolis, Julianne (Michael Smith) Tiede-Smith of Wabash, and Margo (Mark White) Tiede-White, of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, Trey Moffett, Leah Griffith, Lauren Thrash, Alexandria Meyers, Aaron, Adam, and Ava Smith, Megan and Mattingly Tiede-White, and Michelle Von-Uhl; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Ann Roskovensky of Clinton, and her brother, Frank Godo of Harvard, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Franklin Scott Tiede, who died on June 24, 1980, three brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 181 W. Main Street, Peru, with Pastor Kenneth A. Greenwald officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Friends may call 3-7 pm Tuesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

The preferred memorial is Franklin S. Tiede Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Julie may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Nov 24