August 15, 1927 – Thursday, August 23, 2012
Church of St. Michael in St. Michael, MN
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
AT THE FUNERAL HOME IN ST. MICHAEL
Monday, August 27th, 2012
Richard Matthew Lenneman, age 85, formerly of St. Michael passed away on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at Park View Care Center in Buffalo.
He was born on August 15, 1927 in St. Michael the son of Henry and Helena Haffner Lenneman.
Richard honorably served his Country in the United States Army from 1953-1955.
On November 25, 1955, Richard M. Lenneman and Margery M. Rotenburger were joined in holy marriage at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael. God blessed their marriage with eight children.
Richard engaged in dairy farming west of St. Michael for many years.
He was a faithful, life long member of The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael and also belonged to the Catholic Aid.
Richard was a long time member of The St. Michael American Legion Post # 567.
Survived by his loving wife of fifty six years: Margery M. Lenneman; children: Kenneth (Cheryl) Lenneman and Gerry (Laurie) Lenneman all of St. Michael, Jane (Merle) Lenneman of Otsego, Michael (Sherri) Lenneman of Merrifield, Minnesota, Nancy (Leroy) Berning of Albertville, Patrick (Cindy) Lenneman and Ann (Kevin) Bistodeau all of St. Michael; ten grandchildren: Eric Lenneman, Amanda(Nick)Moosbrugger, Sarah Lenneman, Adam Lenneman, Brandon Lenneman, Luke Lenneman, Brittany Berning, Jenna Berning, Emily and Abby Bistodeau; two sisters: Muriel (Ermin) Schumacher of Albertville and Marion Linneman of St. Michael; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by an infant daughter: Susan, his parents, brothers: Howard and Ronald and by a sister –in- law: Delrose Lenneman.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Richard Lenneman will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael.
Interment with military rites St. Michael Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Monday, August 27th from 4-7 P.M. at the funeral home. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M.
Further visitation will be held on Tuesday morning, August 28th one hour prior to Mass at the church.
Casket Bearers will be Allen Schumacher, Eric Lenneman, Adam Lenneman, Tony Duerr, Gordy Lenneman and Kevin Lenneman.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home served the family.