Jodean Lenartz

Jodean Marie Lenartz

Friday, April 8th, 1949 - Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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Jodean Marie Lenartz age 72 of Grand Rapids, Passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2021.

Jodean struggled courageously against C.O.P.D for the last year. She was born April 8th 1949 to Joseph and Doris (Balczak) Lenartz. She graduated from Northview High school in 1967. She retired from the restaurant industry with more than 30 years of service. Jodean enjoyed bingo, poker and board games with her dear friends from AA. She celebrated over 11 years of sobriety that provided great peace in her life.

She was perceded in death by her grandparents Joseph and Elizabeth (Paffhausen) Lenartz, Raymond and Victoria (Dubis) Balczak. Father, Joseph Lenartz Jr. Siblings; Cynde, John and James Lenartz. She is survived by her children Deana and Daniel Donnelly, former husband, Ken Donnally. Mother, Doris (Lenartz) Olsen. Grandson, Anthony Donnelly and daughter in law, Andrea Donnelly. Siblings Robin Anderson, Joseph Lenartz III, Lisa (Roger) Donovan and Janna Lenartz. Sister in law, Stacy Lenartz. Best friend Jacqui Borrink, and several special nieces, nephews and friends.

Our family would like to extend our gratitude to Jodean's "Entire Emanuel Hospice Team" especially Kristie, Caitlin and Abby. In memory of Jodean, please consider contributions to Emanuel Hospice of Grand Rapids.

There will not be a funeral at this time but rather a Celebration Of Life Ceremony to be announced at a later date.
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