Nyleen Thielbar 1922–2019 Northfield—Nyleen (Harris) Thielbar, age 97, of Northfield, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, August 10, 2019 at Reflections Care Center. Special goodbyes and blessings were given to her from her close family members and exceptional caregivers. Funeral Services will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Groveland Cemetery, Dundas. Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, for one half hour prior to the service on Friday. Nyleen was born May 12, 1922 to Benjamin Harris and Myrtle (Burch) Harris in Waterloo, Iowa. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1940. She lived in Dundas, MN for most of her childhood. She married Stanley Thielbar on August 4, 1940 in Forest Lake, MN. They later moved to Nerstrand, MN and raised their four sons. Nyleen and Stan owned and operated the Nerstrand Garage for almost 40 years. Nyleen did the bookkeeping for the business during their years of ownership. She enjoyed being a housewife, reading, gardening and family. In her later years, she was a member of the Faribault Eagles and Senior Center. Nyleen is survived by three sons, Gary (Nadine) Thielbar of Nerstrand, MN, Wayne Thielbar of Inwood, West Virginia, Alan (Robbie) Thielbar of Meridianville, Alabama, and daughter-in-law, Joan Thielbar, of Faribault. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one sister, Darlene Bahr, one brother, Rodney Harris, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Benjamin and Myrtle, her husband of 55 years, Stanley, her beloved son, Steven Thielbar, one granddaughter, Theresa Thielbar, two brothers, Eldred Harris and Karl Hansen, and one sister, Ardella Ruege. Visit for information and guestbook.

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