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Thomas J. Thelen

August 16, 1929 — September 26, 2019

Thomas J. Thelen, age 90, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Edenbrook Nursing Home. He was born on August 16, 1929, in Oakfield, WI. On January 15, 1954, he married Jeanette Dolley in Fond du Lac. Tom served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Tom worked for over fifty years at Michels Corporation. He was very involved with Quarry Quest there and was also a lifetime member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139. Tom also enjoyed boating.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette of Fond du Lac; one son, Bob Thelen of Fond du Lac; three grandchildren, Holly (fiancé Shaun Ennis) Menne of Markesan, Garrett Birschbach of Green Bay, and Crystal (Nick Sonnleitner) Thelen of Fond du Lac; one son-in-law, Kevin Birschbach of Fond du Lac; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Sandra Birschbach; one sister, Rosemary Thelen.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Entombment will follow the visitation at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

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