Robert William ‘Pop-Pop’ Tietje

Sunday, March 5, 2023
Robert William ‘Pop-Pop’ Tietje

Funeral services for Mr. Robert “Pop-Pop” William Tietje, 65, of Roanoke were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, in Roanoke United Methodist Church, with Rev. Walter Parker officiating.

Visitation was held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at the church from 4-8 p.m. and continued Friday from 8 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial followed in Hebron Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Mr. Tietje was born Aug. 17, 1957, in Jennings to Cyrus William and Ollie Calhoun Tietje.

He worked very hard as a farmer to support his family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, writing poetry and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Lesley Jenkins Tietje; his parents, Cyrus and Ollie Tietje; two daughters, Violet (Ryan) Jolie and Emma (Bob Gordon) Tietje, all of Roanoke; a son, William (Heather) Tietje of Lake Arthur; a sister, Linda (Randy) Barnes of Cabot, Ark.; a brother, Dennis (Trudy) Tietje of Roanoke; six grandchildren, Amiell Tietje, Eli Jolie, Eleanor Gordon, Isaiah Tietje, Elijah Tietje and Jack Gordon and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Roanoke United Methodist Church to help defer funeral costs.