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Dolores G. Lemke

Dolores G. Lemke
1933 - 2017

Nazareth Lutheran Church
Armstrong, Iowa
10:30 a.m., Monday, May 1, 2017
Pastor Lauri Boysen – Officiating

Armstrong Grove
Armstrong, Iowa

Dolores G (Lubenow) Lemke was born on November 17, 1933 on the farm in rural Ceylon, Minnesota to Charles and Gladys (Striemer) Lubenow. She grew up around Ceylon and graduated from Ceylon High School in 1951. On November 10, 1951 she was united marriage to Sylvan Lemke at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in rural Ceylon. After their marriage the couple made their home in Fairmont and she was employed at Railway Motors. They later moved to Ceylon and in 1961 they moved to Armstrong. Dolores worked at TG Industries and many years in the banking industry. She was employed as a Pharmacy Technician for Kasson Drug in Armstrong in her later years. Dolores passed away on April 27, 2017 at Valley Vue Care in Armstrong at the age of 83 years.

Dolores was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong. She was a Den mother for Cub Scouts, a Sunday School Teacher. She enjoyed baking cookies and bars, especially molasses cookies for her grandchildren. She also enjoyed taking walks.

Dolores is survived by her husband Sylvan, her children Craig Lemke of Armstrong, Vicki (Galen) Peta of Gruver, Mark (Betty) Lemke of Spirit Lake, Lee Lemke of Swea City and Scott (Jody) Lemke of Spirit Lake; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Wayne (Shirley) Lubenow of Armstrong, her sister Marilyn (Don) Stelter of Ceylon, her brothers-in-law John Robichaud of White River Junction, VT and Reinhold (Lorraine) Lemke of Northfield, MN; her sisters-in-law Maryl Lemke and Betty Lemke of Fairmont, MN.

Dolores is preceded in death by her parents, her infant sister Charlene Lubenow and Lemke Family brothers and sisters in law: Alfred (Margaret), Victor, Emil, Irene, Marcella (Hugh), Hubert (Shirley), and Esther (Bill).

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