LITTLE FALLS -- Art Joseph Lenarz, 60, Little Falls, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001.
He was born June 24, 1941, in Albany to Arthur G. and Leonore C. (Rademacher) Lenarz. He graduated from Paynesville High School in 1959. He attended business school. He worked at the St. Cloud Locker. He married Madeline "Fritz" Starry on May 26, 1962, in Long Prairie. He began his career in the granite industry in 1963 at Cold Spring Granite. He worked for Royal Melrose Granite Company. In 1968, they moved to Little Falls where he worked for Little Falls Granite Works until 1979. He became self-employed in the monument business with an affiliation with Monumental Sales in St. Cloud. He was a member of the Little Falls Knights of Columbus and Holy Family Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jean Lenarz, Minneapolis, and Margaret Lenarz, Cold Spring; a son, David Lenarz, Little Falls; three grandchildren; and three brothers, Roger Lenarz, La Grange, Ill., Ralph Lenarz, Ramsey, and Bob Lenarz, St. Cloud.
His parents, four brothers, Leroy, David, Gerald and Gregory Lenarz, and a sister, Betty Lenarz, died earlier.
Services will be noon Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Belle Prairie with Father Nick Landsberger officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Long Prairie.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at the church.
Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
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