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Marcia Jayne Tholen

Marcia Jayne Tholen (Keller)

age 66, of Chaska, died on Saturday, April 13th, 2019, surrounded by her family at home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, April 23rd, 11 am at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W. 2nd St., Chaska, with visitation on Monday from 4-8 PM at Bertas Funeral Home, 200 W 3rd Street, Chaska and also one hour prior to the service at church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  Casket bearers are Joe and Sam Winfield, Jeremy Tholen, Tyler Roles, Gabe Keller, Adam Freeman and Andrew Keller.

Marcia was born September 16, 1952 in Minneapolis, MN to Fred and Catharine (Briggs) Keller.  She was one of eleven children.  She graduated from Regina High School in 1971 and went on to earn her nursing degree from St Mary’s College in 1973.  On October 1st, 1977 she married Robert Tholen at Incarnation Catholic Church in South Minneapolis.  They had three children.

Marcia worked as a nurse at the Family and Birthing Center at St Francis Hospital in Shakopee.  She loved scrapbooking, feeding her birds, especially cardinals and had a fondness for her Cocker Spaniels.  She loved to travel with Bob and her family.  She enjoyed spending time with friends and family visiting and laughing.

Preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Ed, Pat and Judy (Mark) Keller, Janet Dimovitz and brother-in-law, Dale Tholen.

Survivors include her loving and devoted husband, Robert “Bob”, children, Christopher (Hayley) of Las Vegas, Michael (Nicole and Aiden) of Duluth, Elizabeth (Travis) Leibfried of Mankato; siblings, Fred (Diane) Keller of St Bonifacius, Martin (Debbie) Keller of CA, Cathy (Bob) Knutson of Coon Rapids, Barb Winfield of Chaska, Jeanne (Jay) Freeman of WI, Mary (Marty) Demgen of Mpls.; sisters-in-law, Bonnie, Renee and Kathy Keller and brothers-in-law, Bill Dimovitz, Joe (Brenda) Tholen of Waconia; sister-in-law, Mary Lynn (Tom) Roles of St Joseph.

Arrangements are with Bertas Funeral Home, Chaska. 952-448-2137