Lenora Teckemeyer, age 79 of Perham, MN, formerly of Deer Creek, MN and New York Mills, MN died on Monday, September 10, 2012 at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo, ND. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2012 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Perham, MN. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 4:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, MN. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the funeral at the church.
Lenora was born on November 2, 1932, the daughter of Henry and Leona (Carstens) Jorgenson. She married Herbert Teckemeyer on August 27, 1950 in Frazee, MN. Lenora was a dedicated wife and mother and helped Herbert on the farm for many years.
Surviving Lenora is her daughter, Cheryl (Donovan) Grewe of Battle Lake, MN; sister, Arlene Schultz of Frazee, MN; brothers, John (LaJean) Jorgenson of Shakopee, MN, Douglas Jorgenson of Frazee, MN; Vernon (Connie) Jorgenson of Frazee, MN: Virgil (Mary) Jorgenson of Wadena, MN; Grandchildren, Cory Grewe of Fergus Falls, MN, Jeremy Grewe of Battle Lake, MN, Ryan Grewe of Breckenridge, MN, and Tonya Grewe of Breckenridge, MN; and 6 Great-Grandchildren – Jordan, Kiaja, Tristen, Ciara, Madison, and Devin.
Preceding Lenora in death are her parents; her husband, Herbert; son, Scott; great-grandson, Tyler Grewe; and sister, Bernice Teckemeyer.