Anthony James Thelen


Anthony James Thelen, age 78, of Prior Lake Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, May 2.

He is survived by his sisters Josephine Kristofix and Margaret Farmer; his wife of 57 years, Barbara L. Thelen; his children Mary Sue Leathers (spouse, Ray), Deb Jabs (friend, Barry Grover), Mark Thelen (spouse, Sue) and Jeff Thelen (soouse, Kim); his 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren

Family and friends will be coming together to celebrate his life with Visitation time on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Prior Lake and visitation on Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at Church.

Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, May 8th at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of St. Michael, 16311 Duluth Ave. SE, Prior Lake.

Full Military Honors will be provided by the Prior Lake VFW Post 6208.

Private Interment at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.

The Thelen family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral and Cremations Services, Prior Lake Chapel.