Lena Fae Linnenburger

NEW LONDON, Mo. -- Lena Fae Linnenburger, 81, of New London, died at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 4, 2013) in her daughter's home, in Santee, Calif.

Lena was born July 26, 1932, in Wamac, Ill., a daughetr of David Benjamin and Edna Irene (Ring) Daughtery.

Lena was married to Paul H. Linnenburger on Jan. 11, 1949, in Centralia, Ill.

She had been employed as a manager at the San Diego County Assessor's Office for 10 years. She retired from that establishment in 1990. Lena was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Hannibal since 1990.

She loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include Lena's husband, Paul H. Linnenburger Sr.; her daughter, Donna Leigh (Timothy) Montgomery; and sons, Kenneth R. (Mary Ann) of Santee, Lawrence D. "Larry" of Oceano, Calif., and Paul H. Jr. of Boise, Idaho; nine Grandchildren, Trisha (Scott) Cunningham, Trina Montgomery, Michelle (Al) Coley, Ashtynne Montgomery, Timothy James "T.J." Montgomery, Janice Linnenburger, Mark Linnenburger and Ashley and William "Billy" Linnenburger; six great-grandchildren, Tyler, Bailey, Jacob and Adilyn Marie Cunningham, all of El Segundo, Calif., and Isleigh and Josiah Montgomery of Torrance, Calif; two sisters, Sharon Kay (Sonny) Leasman of Galva, Ill., and Sarah Jane Madson of Murrieta Springs, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.

Lena was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, David, Ronald, Maxie, Richard and James Daughtery; and six sisters; Pearl, Esther, Noreta, Norma, Susan and Barbara.

SERVICES: Were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in the Conrad Mortuary, in Lemon Grove, Calif., with the Rev. Dr. Richard Burkey conducting a memorial service. Services will also be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Hannibal, with the Rev. Michael W. Stoerger conducting. Burial will be in Grand View Burial Park, Hannibal.

VISITATION: Was held from 1 to 2:30 p.m, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in the Conrad Mortuary, Lemon Grove. Visitation will also be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in the James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Hannibal.

ARRANGEMENTS; James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Hannibal.

WEBSITE: www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Inc. - Hannibal
302 S 5th Street  Hannibal, MO 63401
(573) 221-8188

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Sept. 10 to Sept. 12, 2013