Rosemarie "Rosie" (Thelen) Lenz, 93 of Jefferson, died on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at her son’s home.
She was born on September 25, 1926, in Janesville, to Clay and Betty (Robbins) Thelen. She married John Lenz on February 3, 1951, in Jefferson. He preceded her in death on May 1, 1991.
She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lake Mills.
Surviving are her two children, Jean (Rev. Mark) Neitzel of Plymouth, Minnesota and Joel (Robin) Lenz of Lake Mills; five grandsons, Jason (Nicole) Lenz and Josh (Jetta) Lenz, Lucas (Amanda) Neitzel, Ben (Jenna) Neitzel, and Seth (Makenzie) Neitzel; six great-grandchildren, Jonathon, Jena, Carli, Mason and Sophia and Sydney; one sister, Addie Rader of Jefferson; and nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Herbert and Clay.
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lake Mills at 11:00AM with the Rev. Mark Neitzel officiating.
Burial will take place in Rock River Cemetery in Jefferson.
Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10:00AM until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tomorrow's Hope or the Jefferson Humane Society.