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Lester G Lentz

May 12, 1928 ~ April 11, 2017 (age 88)

The Piano Brothers

Lester G. Lentz, age 88, of LeRoy, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at

his home surrounded by his loving family.

Lester was born on May 12, 1928, to Gordon and Violet (Blume) Lentz in

Mankato, MN. He attended school in Good Thunder, MN. On November 14, 1951,

Lester was united in marriage to Evelyn Bunde at St Teresa Catholic Church in

Mapleton, MN. He was employed at Mongeau Grain Elevator in Good Thunder for

20 years. Lester played drums in Freddie’s Concertina Band in Eagle Lake, MN,

for 15 years. He was a former member of Good Thunder City Council, served as

trustee for St Joseph’s Catholic Church for 14 years, and chaired the parade for

Pioneer Indian Days for 6 years.

In 1973 Lester and Evelyn and family moved to LeRoy, MN where they farmed and

resided for 20 years. Upon retirement in 1992 Lester and Evelyn moved to town.

Lester was a member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church in LeRoy where he served

as an usher. For 12 years he delivered meals on wheels in the community. Lester

continued his enjoyment of music by playing with the Country Plowboys in

Austin, MN for 10 years. His hobbies included playing guitar, making wooden

toys, fishing, camping, traveling on bus trips and taking pride in always driving a

clean car.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn, five children, Dorothy Lentz (Lenny Vigesaa) of

Stewartville MN, Virginia Harvey of Mazeppa, MN, Vernon (Diane) of Stewartville,

MN, Patricia (Eric) Sas of Edgerton, MN and Christopher of LeRoy, MN; 9 grandchildren,

Brandon Logemann, Shannon (Andrew) Clemenson, Kyle and

Dillon Harvey, Brittany and Zachary Vigesaa, Ethan, Caden and Micah Sas; and

one great grandchild; George Clemenson. He is also survived by 2 siblings;

Harlan Lentz of Good Thunder, MN and Vivian (Gene) Ziegler of Rapidan, MN. He

was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Lawrence, Wilton and an infant

brother, and a sister-in-law, Marilyn.

Memorials may be sent to MCHS Austin Hospice or to the charity of the donor’s

choice.

 

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
April 18, 2017

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St Patrick's Catholic Church
Main Street
LeRoy, MN 55951

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
April 18, 2017

11:00 AM
St Patrick's Catholic Church
Main Street
LeRoy, MN 55951


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