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Thelma Kulseth Sept. 7, 1920 - Aug. 24, 2009

APPLETON -- Thelma Caroline Kulseth, 88, of Appleton died Monday at Appleton Area Health Services.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Appleton. Burial will be in the Appleton City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the church and for one hour prior to the services at the church. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home-Vaala Chapel in Appleton.

She was born on Sept. 7, 1920, in Appleton to Christ and Aurora (Thorson) Gulseth. She attended school at Appleton through the eighth grade.

She married Theodore Kulseth on March 11, 1946. She worked at Jennison's Flour Mill, cleaned homes in Appleton and worked as a housekeeper at the Appleton Municipal Hospital for many years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church where she was active in the church circles. She was a volunteer at the nutrition center for many years.

She is survived by five children: David (and Donna) Kulseth of Red Wing, Marlowe (and Barb) Kulseth of Tucson, Ariz., Carol (and Roger) Jenson of Maple Grove, Judy Kulseth of Appleton and Robert (and Nancy) Kulseth of Spicer; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Virginia Anderson of Maplewood.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1986 and two brothers.