LAWRENCE J. BLENINGER


Lawrence

   Lawrence J. Bleninger, age 78, of Faribault, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at his home.
   Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2008 at Christ Lutheran Church, Faribault with the Reverend Craig Breimhorst, officiating. Interment and military rites will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.
   Visitation will be held in the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Thursday, January 31, 2008 from 3 to 7 p.m. and also in the church for one hour prior to the services on Friday.
   Lawrence J., the son of Herman and Esther (Redmann) Bleninger was born on December 21, 1929 in Lucan. He married Evelyn Marilyn Beadell on September 2, 1955 in Echo. He served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was formerly employed by Northwest Standard of Minneapolis, Land O’Lakes of Browerville, and retired from the Faribault Regional Center after 13 years of employment. He loved hunting, fishing and flying his airplane.
   He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; five children, Pam (Bleninger) Motzko of Eagle Lake, Julie (and Michael) Erickson of Minnetonka, Judy (and Kevin) Lemm of Waseca, Kerry (and Karlene) Bleninger of Faribault and Scott (and Annette) Bleninger of Hastings; a sister in law, Dorothy Beadell of Faribault; 10 grandchildren, Jill (and Jonathan) Rausch, Nicole (and fiancé Ryan Gritz) Motzko, Kelli Motzko, Kendall Erickson, Stacy (and John) Slattery, Jesse Lemm, Ashley Lemm, Zachery Bleninger, Dain Bleninger and Brianna Bleninger; siblings, Clarence (and Lorraine) Bleninger of New Brighton, Grace Villareal of Santee, CA, Allan (and Ethel) Bleninger of Browerville and James (and Marilyn) Bleninger of Cando, ND; one sister in law Gloria Bleninger of Browerville.
   He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert.
   


Guest Book Memories Will Be Recorded Below


Name:
Nancy Erickson and Laurie Erickson
Email:
erickson.laurie@slpschools.org
Date:
Thursday January 31, 2008

Memories

We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Nancy and Laurie


Name:
MIke
Email:
itenfuneral@browervillemn.com
Date:
Thursday January 31, 2008

Memories

Scott I am sorry to hear about the death of your dad. You know it was always entertaining to listen to Lawrence's garage sale stories, he was quite the character. Please tell your mom and the rest of the family that all of you are in our prayers. Mike & Heidi


Name:
Mary Wobschall
Email:
wobby1@hickorytech.net
Date:
Thursday January 31, 2008

Memories

Judy I was so sad to hear about the sudden death of your father. Sorry I will not be able to make it to the visitation but my thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything I can do for you please let me know or if you need to change the date we have scheduled that will not be a problem. Take care! Mary