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, Minn., to Charles and Fanny (Brown) O’Brien. She married Delmar Lenk on May 7, 1960 at Hope Lutheran Church in Ladysmith, Wis. 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, Wis.; and a brother-in-law, Ronald Lenk of Merrill. 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 and Delana, Tenley and Makenzie, and Amelia and Evelyn; a step great grandson, Logan, and a godson, Kevin Bjelland and many nieces and nephews are also 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, 11a.m. from the Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m.
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