THELEN, Dennis J. September 17, 2008, age 69 of Hendersonville. Survived by wife, Pam Thelen; children, Gary Thelen, Rene Thelen, Steve (Mary) Thelen, Brent (Barb) Thelen, Kristen Thelen, Mark (Emily) Thelen, and Nicole Thelen; ten grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held Sunday, September 21, at 1 pm at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Hendersonville. Visitation at the funeral home will be from 10 a.m. until service time Sunday. Interment will follow at Bush's Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery in Portland.