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Information for Eva Lena Huxtable Lenz

4 August, 1891 2 June, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1983
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Eva Lenz

    Graveside services for Eva Lena Lenz, 91, Wenatchee, Wash., formerly of Nampa, who died Thursday, June 2 in a Wenatchee convalescent home, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Rev. Clarence J. Kinzler, pastor of  the College Church of the Nazarene, officiating.  Friends 1 are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    She was born Aug. 4, 1891 near Hastings, Neb., to Leonard and Rachel Huxtable where she was reared and educated.  She married Paul T. Lenz on April 12, 1912.  They farmed southeast of Hastings until 1939 when the family moved to Nampa.  They owned and operated a dairy farm in Nampa.  Her husband preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1961.
    She moved to a Wenatchee, Wash., in 1979.  She was a devoted and very active member of the College church of the Nazarene and a charter member of the Church of the Nazarene in Hastings where she served as a board member and was a delegate to the General Assembly of the church.  Many homesick students of Northwest Nazarene College were welcomed into her home for holidays and Sunday dinners. Her family remembers her for her ready smile, twinkling eyes, her great love of children, flowers and nature and her thoughtfulness of neighbors.
    She is survived by one daughter, Grace M. Long, Newton, Mass.; one son, Elgin W. Lenz, Chelan, Wash,; one sister, Erma Nelson, Hastings; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one grandson, Stanley W. Lenz in 1958, one brother and one sister.  
    The family suggests memorials to the College Student Fund, care of College Church of the Nazarene, 504 Dewey Ave., Nampa, 83651.

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