AUKES, Lena 1914-2000
AUKES, REWERTS, BUSS
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/28/2017 at 21:22:26
Lena Aukes, 86, of Parkersburg, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo of natural causes.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, rural Wellsburg, at 10 a.m. Pastor Sue Meade officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Bremer Butler Hospice or to the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.
Lena was born on July 15, 1914, in Wellsburg the daughter of Fred and Tillie (Buss) Rewerts. She attended school at rural Lincoln Center. Lena was united in marriage to Harm D. Aukes on June 28, 1938, in Ackley at the Evangelical Parsonage. Lena was a member of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, rural Wellsburg.
Lena enjoyed gardening, baking and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also helped at her husband's businesses that they owned over the years.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Harold and Roberta Aukes of Wellsburg; two daughters, Karen Shelton of Cedar Falls and Cathy and son-in-law, Mike Groen of Parkersburg; son-in-law, Bill Bachman of Kansas City, MO; two daughters-in-law, Carol Aukes of Lucas and Judy Aukes of Parkersburg; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Ernie (Lois) Rewerts of Waverly; two sisters, Mrs. Clara (Frank) Geiken of Wellsburg and Mrs. Thelma (Pete) Evers of Cedar Falls.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harm D. Aukes; two sons, Roger Aukes and Clarence Aukes; one daughter, Linda Bachman; two grandchildren, Denise Aukes and Leisha Aukes; son-in-law, Gene Shelton; two sisters, Fannie Huisman and Laura Wendt; and two brothers, Melvin Rewerts and Cecil Rewerts.
Doyen-Abels Funeral Home, Wellsburg, was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 October 2000, pg 18
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