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VENENGA, Lena 1903-1998


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/22/2017 at 16:53:11

Lena Venenga Services Held

Lena Venenga, 94, of Holland, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center of natural causes.

Funeral services were held on Friday, June 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Holland Christian Reformed Church. Burial followed in the Holland Cemetery. Pastor Gary Nibbelink officiated the service.

Pallbearers were Wayne Eilers, Edward Schoolman, Leland Conradi, Vernon Meints, Clarence Henze and Virgil Getting.

A memorial fund has been established.

Lena was born on October 8, 1903, in Grundy County the daughter of Dirk and Johanna (Penning) Pabst. On December 20, 1928, she was united in marriage to John Venenga in the Salem Lutheran Church, rural Parkersburg. After their marriage they lived in Holland all their married life. They operated the Ford Garage in Holland from 1935 to 1970. John passed away on January 6, 1978.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John B.; parents; infant brother, Daniel; and 3 brothers, John, Donald and Chris Pabst.

Survivors include her sister, Dena Grimmius of Dike; brother, Richard Gruesing of Grand Rapids, Michigan; 3 sisters-in-law, Etta Pabst of Grundy Center, Eunice Pabst of Cedar Falls and Lois Pabst of Waverly; and several nieces and nephews.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 18 June 1998, pg 9


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