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Thelma Al-Saleh

June 10, 1955September 20, 2021

Thelma Diaz Al-Saleh, 66, passed away September 20, 2021 in Edina, Minnesota. She was born June 10, 1955 in El Paso, Texas to Manuel and Socorro Diaz.

Thelma was born and raised in El Paso, Texas; she went to Loretto Academy and graduated from Bel Air High School. She studied at UTEP and moved to Minnesota in 1994. Thelma worked as a registered nurse most of her life.

She is survived by her daughter Leena Al-Saleh; grandson Leonardo Kia, brother; Jose Manuel Diaz, nephews Andrew Diaz, Joseph Diaz, aunt Ernestina Cedillio, cousins from Arizona and a host of friends in Minnesota.

Vigil will be held Friday, October 8, 2021 at 11:30am at St. Raphael Catholic Church with a Mass at 1pm. Inurnment will be held Monday, October 11, 2021 at 11am at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MartinFuneralHomeWest.com for the Al-Saleh family.

  • FAMILY

  • Leena Al-Saleh, Daughter
  • Thelma is alsosurvived byher grandson Leonardo Kia, brother; Jose Manuel Diaz, nephews Andrew Diaz, Joseph Diaz, aunt Ernestina Cedillo, cousins from Arizona and a host of friends in Minnesota.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 8, 2021

  • Vigil Service

    Friday, October 8, 2021

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  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, October 8, 2021

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  • Inurnment

    Monday, October 11, 2021

Memories

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Leena Alsaleh

October 8, 2021

I had been trying to bring back to life my jasmine star light flower for months and my mom had listened to me complain of the trouble of not being able to.. My mom walked out for this Mother’s Day when I lived in MN and said “ you can never have too many beautiful flowers in your garden Leena, as long as you remember to stop and enjoy the smell that each one brings for the time of their season”..

Kurt Tufenkjian

October 7, 2021

Thelma you are such a beautiful woman and always so nice to me I remember you always trying to get me to go dancing with you you always put a smile on my face love you and you will be missed very missed say hi to my mom for me

I will forever have Leena and leo back
Xoxoxo

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY