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Reynold N. Thelen

August 30, 1940 ~ December 18, 2019 (age 79)

Obituary

Reynold Norbert Thelen, loving and wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed away December 18, 2019, age 79. He was born on August 30, 1940 in Westphalia and was the son of Leonard and Marian (Smith) Thelen. Reynold was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He served in the Michigan National Guard. Reynold worked at General Motors for 33 years. He loved golfing and watching all sports, especially the Pewamo-Westphalia Pirates. On July 24, 1965, he married Ann Louise Stewart. Reynold was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leon; niece, Renee Casari; mother and father-in-law, Robert and Margaret Stewart; and brother-in-law, Jim Stewart. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Ann; children, David (Nancy), Daniel (Tammy), and Diana (Dane) Hengesbach; grandchildren, Jason, Cody and Ellissa Thelen, Alex, Abbey, David and Luke Tyson, Trenton, Haley, Kyle and Kennedy Thelen, and Kara and Trey Hengesbach; siblings, William (Joan), Marie (Leon) Armbrustmacher, Robert (Mary Ellen), Jeanette (Joe) Pung, Ervin (Mary Jane), Gary (Linda) and Kathy (John) Eklund; in-laws, Doug (Brenda) Stewart, Sue Stewart, Mary (Bill) Rudy, Dale (Robin) Stewart, Philip (Shelley) Stewart, Marcia (Mike) Wilson, and Perry (Sarah) Stewart; and many nieces and nephews. On Sunday, December 22, 2019 a rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. followed by visitation with the family until 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Funeral Chapel, 210 N. Westphalia Street, Westphalia.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Eric Weber on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Westphalia with a luncheon at the parish hall.  Rite of Committal will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 22, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Mary's Funeral Chapel
210 N. Westphalia Street
Westphalia, MI 48894

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
December 22, 2019

5:00 PM
St. Mary's Funeral Chapel
210 N. Westphalia Street
Westphalia, MI 48894

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
December 23, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
201 N. Westphalia Street
Westphalia, MI 48894

Committal
Monday
December 23, 2019

11:30 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Westphalia, MI 48894

Luncheon
Monday
December 23, 2019

St. Mary's Parish Hall

Westphalia, MI 48894

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