Reinalda M. Thelen

Reinalda M. Thelen (nee Strupp), age 93, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007 at Kathy Hospice of West Bend.

Nellie was born on Sept. 12, 1913 to the late Joseph and Isabella Strupp (nee Greiner), in Allenton, where she was also raised. She married Edmund on May 26, 1936.

Her favorite pastimes included gardening, cooking, baking, quilting and sewing.

She especially enjoyed playing Sheephead and caring for her nieces and nephews throughout the years.

Nellie was a lifelong member of Daughters of Isabella and The Apostolate of Suffering.

She is survived by one brother, Earl (Eileen) Strupp, of Hancock; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1984; brothers and sisters, Werner, Harvey, Alice, Michael, Cornelius, Cordelia and Joseph.

The Funeral Mass was Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007 at Resurrection Catholic Church of Allenton, with Father Rick Stoffel officiating.

Cremation was at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend. Visitation with family and friends was Saturday until the time of the Mass at and also at the church.

Memorials would be appreciated to Resurrection Catholic Church of Allenton or The Kathy Hospice.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff members of Hawthorn Manor and The Kathy Hospice.

Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend assisted the family.