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Emily B. Lesnau

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Emily B. Lesnau, 98

Waite Park, Minnesota

Feb. 26, 1916 - June 6, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 10, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in St. Cloud, for Emily B. Lesnau, 98, of Park Gardens, Waite Park, who died June 6, 2014. The Reverend Thomas Knoblach and the Reverend Greg Lieser will concelebrate. Burial will be at 2:00 PM in St. John's Catholic Church Parish Cemetery in Foley.

Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM on Tuesday at St. Anthonys Catholic Church. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Emily was born on February 26, 1916, in Loretto, MN, to John and Lucy (Pohlker) Bukoske. She married Leonard L. Lesnau on August 27, 1942. She was a teacher, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Emily enjoyed card-playing, cribbage, occasional trips to the casino, and many happy family celebrations.

Emily is survived by: children, Jan (Don) Kinzer, Joan (Dan) Balder, Carol (Larry) Dintsch, Jerry (Mary), Margie (Fred) Brouck, step-daughter RoseAnn Tiemann; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leonard in 1968, brother Lambert, sister Rosella Schumacher.

Memorials are preferred to Quiet Oaks Hospice House.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on June 8, 2014
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