Mary Agnes Tholen
Mary Agnes Tholen, 79, of Grinnell, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Gove County Medical Center. She was born July 8, 1933 to John and Mary (Eilers) Wolf in Gove County. She married Leslie Tholen on June 14, 1955. Mary was the Postmaster in Grinnell for over 30 years. One of her main passions in life was her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Leslie; a daughter, Lori Zerr; two sisters, Elizabeth Sheesley and Theresa Tholen; a brother George Wolf.
She is survived by a daughter June (Clair) Bender of Plains; two sons, Randy (Phyllis) Tholen of Grinnell and Mike (Lisa) Tholen of Fowlerville, MI; a son in-law, Kenny Zerr of Tribune; Ten grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
A vigil service was held at Immaculate Conception Parish Center, Grinnell at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass was held at 10:30am on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Grinnell. Burial followed in church cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Quinter Long Term Care in care of Baalmann Mortuary PO Box 204, Oakley KS 67748. Online condolences: www.baalmannmortuary.com