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September 7, 1922 – Monday, October 3, 2016

Service Information
Church of St. Michael-St. Michael, MN
Friday, October 7, 2016
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Peterson Chapel-St. Michael, MN
Thursday, October 6, 2016
4-8 P.M.

Gertrude (Gertie) M. Lenz, age 94 of St. Michael. She was born September 7, 1922 in Albertville, the youngest of 4 children born to Benjamin F. Lewis & Gertrude (Leonard) Lewis.

Gertie was joined in holy marriage to Edward M. (Ed) Lenz on June 26, 1943 at the Church of St. Albert in Albertville. They were married for nearly 70 years. She & Ed engaged in dairy farming on St. Michael’s east side for many years. Gertie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother & friend. She enjoyed her family to the fullest through labors of love. Her family and faith were the utmost priorities throughout her life.

Survived by her children: Thomas E.(Phyllis) Lenz of Eden Valley, Bonita “Bonnie” (George) Dutton of Valley City, ND, Suzanne (Larry) Barthel of Albertville, Kenneth J. (Juleen) Lenz of Plymouth, Robert M. (Ann) Lenz of Tampa,FL, Gary P. (Patty) Lenz of Albertville, and Daniel M. (Theresa) Lenz of St. Michael; 21 grandchildren, 25 great-children and many nieces & nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband Edward M. “Ed” Lenz, her parents, and by 3 brothers, Frederic, Benjamin “Benny” & Robert Lewis.

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