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Lena Rienstra

August 24, 1905 July 14, 2008
Lena Rienstra
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Worthington, Minnesota

     Lena Rienstra, 102, was born on August 24, 1905, in Sibley, Iowa, to Wilbur and Frauke (Groninga) Ebeling.  She passed away on Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, Minnesota.
     Lena attended District 54 in Rushmore and married Andy Rienstra on September 21, 1926.  She was employed by Worthington Regional Hospital until her retirement.
     Lena is survived by one daughter, Florence (Al) Hunter, of Des Moines, IA; three grandsons, Jeff Reinders of Sioux City, IA, Tim (LuAnn) Reinders, of Des Moines, IA, and Todd Reinders, of Des Moines, IA; five great grandchildren, Christine, Stephanie, Caitlyn, Travis, and Henry; two sisters, Wilma Seetin of Winnebago, MN, and Amanda Falknor of Litchfield, MN; two sisters-in-law, Daisy (Wiard) Ebeling of Worthington, MN and Norma (Ralph) Rienstra of Worthington, MN, and one brother-in-law, Wiert Eekhoff of Harper, KS.  Also surviving are numerous nephews and nieces.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Andy; her parents, Wilbur, Frauke, and Hattie; brothers and sisters, George Ebeling, Louis Ebeling, Stena Brass, Florence Martin, Lucille Peters, Esther Eekhoff, Wiard Ebeling, Calvin Ebeling, and Vivian Erwin.
     Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 18, 2008, at 10:30 a.m., at the Christian Reformed Church in Worthington, Minnesota, with the Rev. LeRoy Christoffels officiating.  Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Reformed Church, 1100 SW 1st Ave, Worthington MN  56187.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2008, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington and on Friday, July 18, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Christian Reformed Church in Worthington.


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