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Joyce A Lenk

November 30, 1928 — July 8, 2021

Joyce A Lenk

Joyce A. Lenk, 92, a longtime Tomahawk resident passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the home of her daughter in the town of Texas. Joyce was born June 8, 1929 in Princeton, Minnesota to Charles and Fanny (Brown) O’Brien. She married Delmar Lenk on May 7, 1960 at Hope Lutheran Church in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Joyce and Delmar moved to the Tomahawk area in 1964. She had worked at Hanke’s Supermarket, Marquardt’s Bakery, Nick & Sons Casket Factory, and had been a waitress in the area. Joyce loved family reunions, playing canasta, building puzzles, dancing, and quilting with her twin sister. She was a lifelong member of the Ladysmith AmVets, loved deer hunting, fishing, canning and making jelly. Joyce was also an avid coin and stamp collector. Surviving Joyce Lenk are her children, Candace “Candy” (Dwayne) Lee of Merrill, Susan (Jeff) Podeweltz of Merrill, and David Lenk of Camp Douglas, Wisconsin. A brother-in-law, Ronald Lenk of Exeland. She is further survived by five grandsons, Nathan Podeweltz, Ryan (Jennifer) Podeweltz, Aaron (Katrina) Podeweltz, Jesse (Kassidy) Podeweltz, and Max Lenk. Two granddaughters, Heather (Chad) Koehler and Amanda (Raymond Renteria) Podeweltz. Five great grandsons, Calvin, Mason, Aiden, Liam, and Elias. Six great granddaughters which are three sets of twins, Isabelle & Delana, Tenley & Makenzie, and Amelia & Evelyn. Also a step great grandson, Logan and a godson, Kevin Bjelland and many nieces and nephews surviving. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters, four brothers, a grandson, Jason, and son-in-law, Earl. Funeral Services for Joyce Lenk will be held on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:00 a.m. from the Krueger Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 4 until 7 pm and again on Monday from 10 am until the time of services at 11. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at kruegerfamilyfuneral.com
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Visitation

Monday, July 19, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am

Krueger Family Funeral Home

101 North 2nd Street, Tomahawk, WI 54487

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am

Krueger Family Funeral Home

101 North 2nd Street, Tomahawk, WI 54487

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Burial

Monday, July 19, 2021

Starts at 11:50 am

Greenwood Cemetery

County Highway U, WI 54487

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