Lynn Lenk

Lynn Lenk

Friday October 2, 1942 Saturday September 21, 2019

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Obituary for Lynn Lenk

Lynn Lenk, age 76, of Staples, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Central Todd County Care Center in Clarissa. Lynn was born on October 2, 1942 in Michigan to James C. & Katherine (Greenwood) Kelly. She married the love of her life, Edward Lenk on February 17, 1962 and together they had six children. They moved to Staples in 1970, where they worked a hobby farm. Lynn owned and operated the Hair Hut and the Wash Shed in Motley. She enjoyed spending her free time in her flower gardens, bowling, fishing, crocheting, and quilting. She especially loved her softball team, “Ma’s Boys”. She was a girl scout leader and a past president of the VFW Auxillary.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 57 years, Ed; children: Michelle Ludovissie of Chaska, Karen (Bud Peterson) Lenk of Williston, ND, Gidget (Kevin) Rustad of Pengilly, John (Jackie) of Princeton, Scott (Robin) of Staples; siblings: John (Linda) Kelly of Ellsworth, WI, and Sue (Steve) Wilder of Victoria; 14 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren.
Lynn is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Kathy Nelson
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Visitation will be on Friday from 4-7PM at Taylor Funeral Home in Staples, and one hour prior to the Mass, Saturday at the church. Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.
Caring for Lynn & the Lenk Family
Taylor Funeral Home
Staples 218-895-9009

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A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Visitation will be on Friday from 4-7PM at Taylor Funeral Home in Staples, and one hour prior to the Mass, Saturday at the church. Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

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Bob and Kathy Storry

In loving memory of Lynn Lenk. She was amazing and loved by so many. Lots of memories that will live on forever. Love to you all.
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Comment | Posted at 06:13pm via Memorial Tree

John Lenk

Thank you 🙏 so much!
Posted at 03:06pm

Rosemary Bruhn

Sympathy in the loss, love & hugs to uncle Eddie & cousin's. Rosemary
Comment | Posted at 10:57pm via Condolence

John Lenk

Thank you 🙏 so much.
Posted at 03:05pm

Coralie Dewald

My deepest sympathies to you, Lynn's family. I always recall her bright smile, and her caring ways. Of course, going further back, there are the many horse shows where my family, including Larry and our daughter Deb, competed in horse shows, together with Shelly and her horse. Good, good memories.
Please take comfort in knowing that Lynn is now in God's care and is safe. Let your memories help to comfort you at this difficult time. Lynn was a special woman!
Comment | Posted at 11:01am via Condolence

John Lenk

Well said, thank you! Mom liked to be busy. Always running to town for something!!
Posted at 07:27pm

Carol Gosse

So Sorry For Your Loss!
Prayer's For The Family!
Comment | Posted at 11:39pm via Condolence

John Lenk

Thank you 🙏, all these condolences really help.
Posted at 07:30pm

Eva Velez

Eva Velez
So sorry for your loss, we lift her into God’s hands. Our sympathy to your entire family.
Comment | Posted at 08:53pm via Condolence

John Lenk

Thank you 🙏, my mom was a very special, sweet, caring and loving woman. It’s going to stink when I have a cooking question, she always had the right answers.
Posted at 07:36pm

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