Obits – Orle B. Lentz

Orle B. Lentz
Orle B. Lentz

Orle B. Lentz, age 91, of Waconia, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (601 2nd Street East) in Waconia with Rev. Robert Alsleben officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Visitation held Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Orle W. Lentz was born on Aug. 20, 1921. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia. Orle was united in marriage with Helen B. Terwedo on March 18, 1950 at Trinity Lutheran by Rev. John Stehr.
The couple has always made their home in Waconia. Orle had worked for JR Clarke and EBCO. After retirement he was a handyman helping out many in Waconia. He enjoyed watching classic Western’s, watching Vikings games while sharing a pizza and playing 500 – which he always won. A veteran of the Army, he was a member of both the Waconia American Legion and VFW.  Orle loved animals, especially his dog.
Orle is preceded in death by his wife Helen Lentz; parents Henry and Emma Lentz.
Orle is survived by his loving family: daughter Carol Lentz of Holloway; son Brian Lentz of Waconia; grandchildren Rick LaFountain, Adam LaFountain, Cassandra Sampson and Dustin Haff, Megan Sampson and fiancé Keith Akenson; great-grandchildren Christina, Sandra, Zoie, Gaborik; sister Appie Galvin of Hopkins; sister-in-law Jean Lentz of St. Louis Park; his dog Max; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Serving as casket bearers Brian Lentz, Mike Schmakel, Rick LaFountain, Adam LaFountain, Cassandra Sampson, Megan Sampson.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;