Imogene L. ThelenNovember 16, 1935 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 83)
Mass of Christian Burial for Imogene Lynn Thelen, 83, of Norfolk, will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, in Norfolk. Reverend Patrick McLaughlin will be the Celebrant. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, in St. Frances Catholic Cemetery, Randolph, NE. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 7 p.m., with a vigil at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Imogene was born on November 16, 1935, in Osmond, NE, the daughter of James Howard and Lafay (Volk) Cobb. She graduated from Randolph High School in 1954. After graduation, she worked at Joe Miller’s Grocery Store in Randolph.
On February 11, 1956, Imogene married Paul Thelen at St. Frances Catholic Church in Randolph. Seven children were born to this union. Imogene was devoted to her family.
She later was employed at Colonial Manor in Randolph, Walmart and Dale Electronics in Norfolk.
Imogene is survived by her children: Wendy (Albert) Leimer, of Merna, NE, Neil Thelen, of Hoskins, Sheri (Doug) Backhaus, of McLean, NE, Julie (Dan) Drahota, of Norfolk, Jeff Thelen, of Stanton, and daughter-in-law, Carol Thelen, of Stanton;14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and a brother, Jim (Shirley) Cobb, of O’Neil.
She was preceded by her parents; husband, Paul; daughter, Kathy Thelen; son, Brian Thelen; and grandson, Devon Thelen.