May 21, 1915 – August 24, 2012
Lenoir E. Topp, age 97, of Glidden passed away on Friday, August 24, 2012 at the Carroll Health Center Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Carroll with Pastor Victor Johnson of Wall Lake officiating. Friends may call at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll after 5:00 P.M. on Monday where there will be a prayer service held at 7:00 P.M.. The casket will be moved to the church at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday were visitation will resume until the time of service. Organist for the service will be Jan Potthoff. Congregational hymns will be “Amazing Grace” and “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” Casket bearers will be Chris Topp, Travis Segar, Andy Topp, Bruce Kroeger, Bill Slocum, and Jerry Fleshner. Burial will be in Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery near Glidden.
Born on May 21, 1915 in Glidden Township, Carroll County, she was the daughter of Henry and Minnie (Prill) Fleshner. She was baptized on August 15, 1915 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran in Glidden by J.F. Kaesaw. She was confirmed on April 20, 1930 by Pastor George J. Gundel also at St. John. She attended school in Jasper Township, Carroll County. Lenoir was married to Lawrence Topp on June 27, 1934 at St. John Lutheran Church by Pastor Gundel. The couple farmed all their married life north of Glidden where they raised their family. Lenoir was very active in her church and had served as organist, Sunday school teacher and superintendent, and held many offices in the Ladies Aid.
Lenoir is survived by a daughter Lanice Draper of Carroll; a son Lornie Topp and his wife Marilou Topp of Glidden; three grandchildren: Christopher Topp of Urbandale, Jennifer Segar and her husband Travis of Ankeny, and Andrew Topp and his fiancé Kaci Page Smits of Glidden; three great grandchildren: Gabrielle, Noah, and Ava; and several nieces and nephews.
Lenoir was preceded death by her parents, her husband Lawrence in 1981, two sisters: Malinda Heuton and Helen Kroeger.Information provided by: Dahn. & Woodhouse Funeral Home 907 Grant St. Scranton, Iowa 50126 712.652.3350 www.dahnandwoodhouse.com