Francis R. Theis

April 12, 1961 – January 23, 2022 

Francis R. Theis, 60, Casco, passed away on January 23, 2022. He was born  

on April 12, 1961, to the late Robert and Valarie (Fett) Theis. On July 8, 1989, 

he married Nancy Cravillion at St. Peter’s in Lincoln. Francis was a machine  

operator for D&S Machines in Luxemburg. In his spare time, he enjoyed  

cutting firewood, spending time with the kids and grandkids, and working  

with animals. 

Francis is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Tiffany (Trevor) Rass, Andrew  

Theis, Brooke (Colton Simon) Theis; grandchildren, Kinsley Rass, Anya Theis,  

and Waylon Simon; brothers and sisters, Chris (Amber) Theis, Robert Theis, Judy (Larry) Wohlwend, Mary  Medvedeva, Betsy (Kurt) Muchoff; mother-in-law, Marie Cravillion; brother- and sister- in-law, Robert  Cravillion, Sarah (Trevor) Kinnard; as well as by nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his  parents, Robert and Valarie Theis; sister Marion; father-in-law, Richard Cravillion; and one nephew. 

Visitation will be held at Kinnard Funeral and Cremation Service, Casco (formally Wiesner & Massart  Funeral Home) on Sunday, January 30, 2022, from 1 to 4 p.m. Closing prayer service will take place at 3:45. Online condolence messages may be shared at

A special thank you to the staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital and all of his friends at D&S Machine.

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