Lenas T. Hemmerlein, 89, Dubois

LenasLenas T. Hemmerlein, 89, of Dubois died Friday (July 5) in the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

He was born at Dubois February 27, 1924, to John F. and Amelia  (Meyer) Hemmerlein. He married Harriet L. Neukam October 22, 1944, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville. She preceded him in death on August 3, 2004.

Lenas was a life- long farmer in the Dubois-Haysville area. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

Surviving are one daughter, Donna and her husband David Kieffner, Jasper; two granddaughters, Danelle Hevron  and her husband Greg, Flat Rock, Illinois, and Dionne  Commens and her husband Adam, Dale; five great-granddaughters, twins Hannah and Lindsey Hevron, Caitlin Hevron, and Ella and Taylor Commens.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Oleta Kalb  and Cleda Sendelweck.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with burial to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery. Rev. Charla Grieves  will officiate. Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel  in  Jasper and one hour before services at church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

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