Honorary family named for annual Alzheimer's Walk Posted in: Lifestyle The Thiessen Family will serve as the honorary family of the fifth annual Bastrop and Fayette Counties Alzheimer’s Texas Walk in September. This family has shown their commitment to helping others through their involvement and caring nature. “My hope is that there won’t be a need for an Alzheimer’s event next year,” says Bill Theissen of Bill’s Team. Although Bill would prefer a swimming event to benefit Alzheimer’s, he has been walking with Alzheimer’s Texas for two years despite his two knee replacements and seven hip replacements. Bill likes to stay active and involved with the community, and he’s happy to be ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!