Mass of the Christian Burial for 89 year old Norman Thelen of Carroll will be Friday at 10:30am at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll. Burial will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the St. Ann’s Cemetery in Vail. Friends may call at Holy Spirit after 4pm on Thursday where there will be a Rosary at 5 and a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 Thursday evening. Visitation will resume after 9:30 Friday morning at the church until time of Mass. The arrangements are under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. Norman Thelen is survived by his children: Joseph & James, both of Denison, Jeffrey of Carroll, Thomas of Missouri, and Julie Gerdes of Lake View……14 grandchildren…….8 great grandchildren…..and his siblings: Sylvester of Templeton, Ralph of Florida, Lawrence of Vail, Mary Ludwig of Carroll, and Lynette Schaffer of Nebraska. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Holy Spirit Sisters. Online condolences may be left for the family @ www.sharpfuneral.com.