Catherine Ella Thelen

October 26, 1962 - May 10, 2018
Catherine Ella Thelen

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Catherine Ella Thelen,(Cathy) 55, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at her home.

Cathy was devoted to Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. She was active at Vision Jesus Church. She loved people, was cheerful, loving, and encouraging all of her life. She looked forward all year to attending Camp Joy, at Bonclarken where she had many friends.

She is survived by the most treasured people in her life, her faithful caregiving Mother, Caroline Ray Thelen. Siblings, Melanie LeDoux , husband Kirk, Sonja Underwood, Terry Thelen, wife Brenda, and Kelly Mercado, husband Pastor Mauricio; three nieces and fifteen nephews, Nathan Underwood (Sharon), Justin Underwood(Joleen), Cameron Underwood(Anahi), Logan Underwood, Preston LeDoux(Perla), Roman LeDoux (Julie), Wyatt LeDoux, James and Jesse Converse, Nick Thelen, Colby Thelen(Weezie), Sofia, Zuriel, Ezekiel, Isaiah, Lily, and Isabella Mercado; and ten great-nieces and nephews, and her Best friend Alycia Owens, as well as Uncle, Aunts and Cousins. She was preceeded in death by her father Clay D. Thelen.

A funeral service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Naples Baptist Church with Pastor Mauricio Mercado officiating. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 – 6:30 PM Friday, May 18th, at Shuler Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made to Camp Joy, for Cathy Thelen scholarship fund, CEM, 918 South Pleasantburg Dr. Suite 106, Greenville, SC 29607.


Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 AM

Naples Baptist Church - Directions
799 Rugby Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28791


Saturday, May 19, 2018

Shepherd Memorial Park - Directions
5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791


Friday, May 18, 2018
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • May 17, 2018
    KIM MARTIN says:
    Cathy was so sweet and kind. Truely a reflection of the Joy of Christ. My love and prayers are with you all.