Jolene O. Lenz,
61, of Melba, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1990, of injuries
sustained in an automobile accident near
will be held at p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Melba 2nd
Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Christensen will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Melba
under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Jolene was born
March 13, 1929, at Rupert, Idaho,
a daughter of John and Ethel Loveland Orton.
At a young age she
moved to Burley with her family, where she was reared and
educated, graduting (sic) from Burley
After high school
she moved to Kansas City, Mo., where she graduated from Kansas City Airline
After graduation she
moved to Nampa.
She married David W.
Lenz Feb. 27, 1954, at Nampa.
Their marriage was
later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.
They farmed south of Nampa for several years and in 1968 moved to
Melba where they continued farming.
Jolene worked at
Scism School for several years, and had been a
member of the Scism Club.
She was a very
active member of the Melba
Church, where she held
numerous positions. She
had also been involved in the Stake Relief Society, the Ward
Relief Society and the Young Women's organization.
Mrs. Lenz loved
camping, sewing and cooking for her family.
She was a very
special person to all her nieces and nephews.
her husband, David of Melba; a son and his wife, Greg and
Linda Lenz of Idaho Falls; three daughters, Teresa (Mrs.
Stanley) Svedin of Melba, Lisa (Mrs. Derk) Heiner of
Bountiful, Utah, and Katauna J. Lenz of Melba; three
sisters, Zelma O. Hatch of Burley, Merla Coulam of
Kaysville, Utah; and Glenna Jenks of Mesa, Wash.; 10
grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded
in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.
Jolene will be
remembered as a loving wife, mother and friend to all.
suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity, or flowers
may be sent.
The family will greet friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa,
and Saturday from 2 to 2:45 p.m. at the Melba 2nd Ward LDS Church.