Nancy Jean ThelenNancy J. Thelen, 77, of Carlton, Minn., passed away peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2013, at Inter-Faith Care Center. She was born May 26, 1936, in Cloquet, Minn., to Paul and Dorothy (Michaud) Leno and graduated from Cloquet High School in 1954. Nancy worked at the Chief Theater, Conwed Corp. and was co-owner of the Thelen's Grocery in Atkinson, Minn., until moving to Cloquet when she became a homemaker. She was united in marriage to Daniel Thelen on Nov. 26, 1955, and had three children. She was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, enjoyed cooking, holiday meals, Homemakers, playing Yahtzee and card clubs. Nancy also loved to sew and spend time with her grandkids and great-grandkids.