Michael P. Thelen, 69
Sep. 29, 1947 — Dec. 17. 2016
Michael P. Thelen, 69, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at his residence. He was born Sept. 29, 1947, in Port Washington to Theodore and Loretta (nee Woltring). Mike served in the U.S. Army from 1967-69. He worked as a machinist and retired in 2010. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon (nee Wischer); children, Jody (Cara) Thelen, Jill (Michael) Kufahl and Amanda (Gary) Filkins; stepdaughter, Tiffany Pflughoeft; grandchildren, Hunter, Cody, Isabella, Liliana, Amber and Ayden; siblings, Nancy (Lowell) Jenz, Marlene Jackson, Karen (Wayne) Kirst and Mary (Willie) Weyker; and sister-in-law, Shirley The-len. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mike is preceded in death by his siblings, Donald, Ronald and Diane (Gerald) Lecher, and brother- in-law, Donald Jackson.
The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend). The visitation will be held Thursday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.