Thelma Mae Oelke
Thelma Mae Oelke
  • January 25, 1921 - February 27, 2017
  • Mesa, Arizona

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Thelma Mae Oelke, of Mesa, AZ, passed away February, 27, 2017. She was born on January 25, 1921 in Blue Earth, MN, to Thomas and Lena Larson. On June 21, 1947 she married Leo Paul Oelke. They lived in Blue Earth, then in Hector, MN and moved to Mesa, AZ in 1965. Thelma's family was the most important to her and was a dedicated wife and mother. She loved all little children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo, and her 7 brothers and sisters. Thelma will be missed by her 3 children, Edward Oelke, Richard (Monica) Oelke and Steven (Carol) Oelke; 6 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Please consider a donation in Thelma's honor to the America Diabetes Association by visiting Arrangements under the direction of Melcher Mortuary Chapel of the Roses, Mesa, AZ.