Evelyn A. Lenz



Oct. 14, 1920 May 7, 2010

Evelyn A. Lenz of Waukesha died Friday, May 7, 2010, at LindenGrove Health Care Center at the age of 89. She was born in Chicago on Oct. 14, 1920, the daughter of August and Mary Herman.

Evelyn married the love of her life, Arthur Lenz, on Oct. 26, 1938. Together Arthur and Evelyn proudly worked on the family farm in Valders as third-generation farmers. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waukesha. Evelyn was active in the Ladies Aide at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Liberty Township, she was a pristine housekeeper and enjoyed gardening. Evelyns greatest joy in life was spending time with her family.

Evelyn will be dearly missed by her sons, Donald (Jean) Lenz and Elroy (Lauren); grandchildren, Kelly (Chris) Orlove, Scott (Christine) Moore and Douglas (Heather) Lenz; and great-grandchildren, Miranda and Nicole Orlove and Kaelyn Michelle Lenz. Evelyn is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers, August (late Sabena) Herman and Elmer Herman; her granddaughter, Michelle Lenz; and an infant grandson, Christopher Lenz.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 3:30 p.m. service today, May 11, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.The Rev. Larry Gates will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church are appreciated (see address above).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.