Joyce A. Thelen (Park)

Joyce A. Thelen (Park)

March 23, 1935 – March 30, 2023

Joyce was born in Wakefield, Nebraska, and graduated from the Immanuel School of Nursing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane Thelen. She is survived by her sons: Alan (Sandy Maass), Steve (Bridgette), Cary (Pam), Don, and Dale (Jill) Thelen; grandchildren: Michael (Renée), Carly Leopold (Brian), Allison, Hannah, Kayla, Bennett, Jack, and David.

VISITATION: Monday, April 3rd, 4:30pm, with VIGIL and Nebraska Nurse Honor Guard presentation at 6:30pm, at West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Tuesday, April 4th, 10am, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 654 S 86th St. Interment: Resurrection Cemetery.

To view a live broadcast of the Vigil and Mass, please visit and click the “View Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Christ the King Catholic Church, Catholic Charities, or Creighton University.


  • Della Henriksen Posted March 31, 2023 2:29 pm

    Condolences and love from the Henriksen family. Joyce was sharp witted and never dull, a beautiful, strong woman!

  • Mike and Jan Nelson Posted April 2, 2023 12:01 pm

    Joyce was the most kind and sweetest person I’ve ever met. She raised 5 boys with calm and grace, adored her daughter-in-laws and grandchildren. We cherished time spent with the entire Thelen clan at family reunions.
    Rest In Peace Joyce.

  • Carol Sullivan Posted April 2, 2023 4:02 pm

    My condolences to her whole family. Joyce was a very close friend & classmate.🙏

  • e2open Posted April 3, 2023 10:52 am

    On behalf of Cary’s colleagues at e2open, we’re saddened to hear of Joyce’s passing. Wishing the family and friends support and grace during this time.

  • e2open Posted April 3, 2023 11:08 am

    From Cary’s colleagues at e2open, we are saddened to hear about the passing of Joyce. We are wishing the family and friends grace and support during this time.

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