Barbara Ann Thelen

Barbara Ann Thelen, 82, of Eden passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 17, 2022 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.  She was born in the Town of Eden on July 12, 1939, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Eola (nee Polzean) Bohlman.  On September 6, 1958, Barb married John F. Thelen at St. Martin’s Church in Ashford. Barb worked at Nielsen’s in Fond du Lac, Guenther Law Office and then Meyer Ford before retiring. She greatly enjoyed the time she spent with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Those left behind to cherish Barb’s memory include her children Rory (Nancy) Thelen, Renee Thelen and Rita (Ryan) Seefeldt, grandchildren Allen (Fiancée Meghan McCabe) Grahl, Jason (Justine) Grahl, Michelle (Ben) Schumacher, Leo Thelen, Luke (Fiancée April Schneider) Matchey and Elizabeth (Phil) Gaertner, great grandchildren Emerly, Elly, Jaxton and Christian, sister Jeanette Rose, sisters-in-law Audrey Ruplinger, Elaine Thelen, Bette Thelen and Dorothy Bohlman, brothers-in-law Robert (Nettie) Thelen and Robert Plummer, many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Along with her parents Barb was preceded in death by her husband John on October 16, 1987, special friend Gene, sisters Darlene “Dode” (Arthur) Mielke, Vivian Plummer and Joyce (Norbert) Baumhardt, brothers Donald (Loretta) Bohlman and Larry Bohlman, and brothers-in-law Ray Thelen, Leo Thelen, Leander Ruplinger and Dave Rose.

A private family graveside service will be held at St. Matthews Cemetery in Campbellsport and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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