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Arleeta Marie (Roberts) Lenz

Posted September 23, 2013 in Ankeny, Obituaries

May 13, 1945 – September 20, 2013

Arleeta Lenz

Arleeta Lenz

Arleeta Marie (Roberts)Lenz, 68, of Ankeny passed away at her home, September 20, 2013 after a long battle with cancer.

A visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday September 27, 2013, at the United Methodist church in Corning, Iowa.

Arleeta was born May 13, 1945 in Creston, Iowa to Eldon and Twylla Roberts. She married Paul Lenz in 1963, and they had 3 children—Perry, Wade, and Dana.

Arleeta loved to play Bridge, spend time with her grandchildren, restore antiques and spend time in her garden. She was active in the Denison school system and the United Methodist Church. She and her husband were on a committee that established the first Academic Decathlon for the state of Iowa. Arleeta was active in the women’s church group and served as a youth leader. She was also active in home restoration. She and her husband restored and started the Queen Belle Bed and Breakfast in Denison, Iowa Arleeta also worked as a waitress, interior designer, real estate agent, and a para-optometric.

Arletta is survived by her husband of 50 years, Paul, her children: Perry, Wade, and Dana, her brothers; Ray, Allen, and Arch, a sister Rita, and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Information provided by:
Memorial Services of Iowa
4208 North Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023

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