Official Obituary of

Russell Nickolas Lenzen

February 23, 1949 ~ February 20, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Russell Lenzen Obituary

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Russell (Russ) Nickolas Lenzen passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 in Lethbridge, Alberta, doing what he loved. Despite everyone telling him not to go out for morning runs after the age of 72-years-old, when he finally retired; Russ often spent his mornings in Legacy Park, which likely resulted in a heart attack days before his 75th birthday. Russ is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Jolayne Lenzen. Russ is also survived by his 6 children, 14 grandchildren, and 1 great-grand child.

Russ’s life started in Kelvington, SK, where he grew up with his parents and five siblings. Russ graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a degree in teaching. He moved to Alberta in 1987 with his wife Jolayne and they started a continued a family together in Raymond, AB. Russ was a devoted father and grandfather. He was always on the go to the swimming pool, skating rink or park with several kids in tow.

Russ was a selfless man of service and was always willing to help out his friends, family and people at his church and in the community. He had a passion for the outdoors, running, hiking and gardening.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday February 24, 2024 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints NORTH STAKE CENTRE (560 Highlands Blvd W, Lethbridge, AB).

Friends are welcome to meet with the family from 10:00 to 10:45AM at the church prior to the service on Saturday.


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Friends meet Family
February 24, 2024

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
North Stake - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
560 Highlands Blvd W
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4X1

Funeral Service
February 24, 2024

11:00 AM
North Stake - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
560 Highlands Blvd W
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4X1


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