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Thelma Jean (Oldson) Kepler
April 10, 1931 ~ July 6, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Thelma Jean Kepler, the daughter of William and Eleda (Netland) Oldson, was born on April 10, 1931, in Eagle Grove, Iowa. She was educated in Eagle Grove graduating with the “Class of 1950”.
On October 14, 1952, Thelma was united in marriage with Jim Kepler at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove. To this union they had three sons: Bruce, Jim, and Pat.
Thelma worked for Northwestern bell as a phone operator and for Eagle Grove State Bank.
Thelma was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove. She enjoyed her flower and vegetable garden, which she canned many things from.
Thelma passed away peacefully at Rotary Senior Living, Eagle Grove, Thursday June 6, 2023, at the age of 92 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Kepler; brother, William Oldson Jr; half-brothers: Willis and Orlin; and half-sister, Eldene.
Survivors include her sons, Bruce Kepler (Mary Pickett) of Eagle Grove, Jim Kepler (Dani) of Altoona and Pat Kepler (Karen) of Raleigh, NC; granddaughter, Kelli Denning (Kyle) and her daughters, Milli and Austin of Altoona.
A Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 11th, 2023, from 9:30-10:30a.m., at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove, with a Funeral Service to follow at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery