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Helen Mae Lenger

August 16, 1931 — July 14, 2015

Helen Mae Lenger

Helen M. Lenger, age 83 of Linn, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Linn.

Helen was born on August 16, 1931, in Hermann, a daughter to the late Otto and Alma (Vogel) Jannusch Roewe.

Helen was a 1949 graduate of Hermann High School.

On April 9, 1951, she was united in marriage to Glen H. Lenger in Hermann. He preceded her in death on March 5, 1985.

Helen was employed as a food service worker at State Technical College of Missouri, formerly Linn Technical College, for many years.

Helen was an active member of St. John's United Methodist Church helping with funeral luncheons and serving on the Church Board of Trustees. She enjoyed dancing, cooking, working in her yard and spending time with her friends and family.

Helen is survived by: one son, Daniel Lenger of Jefferson City; one daughter Gail Monroe and her husband Jerry of Jefferson City; one grandson, Ryan Monroe and his wife Samantha of Oak Park, Illinois; two great granddaughters, Eleanor and Aiden, as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and spouse of 34 years, Helen was preceded in death by one sister, Cleora Pfautsch.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015, at St. John's United Methodist Church in Linn with Rev. Daniel Hilty officiating. Interment will follow in the Linn Public Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Thursday, July 16, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

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