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Jean Marie Thielen, 88, of New Brighton and “The Operation” on Big Wood Lake in Grantsburg, passed away Oct. 1.

Preceded in death by her parents Edward and Marie; brothers Edward and Richard; and husband James “Jim” Thielen.

Survived by sons Michael (Ginger) and Patrick; grandsons Liam (Kirsty) and Colin; stepson Shawn and stepdaughter Sarah.

Visitation from 5-7 p.m. at Washburn-McReavy’s New Brighton Chapel, 706 Fourth Ave NW, New Brighton, and also one hour prior to the service at church. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, 835 2nd Ave NW, New Brighton. Private burial. Memorials preferred to American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.