March 1, 1929 - January 19, 2016


Funeral services will be at 12PM on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Regina A. Lenarz, 86, of St. Cloud who passed away at the St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Rev. Gerald Dalseth will officiate and entombment will be in Assumption Mausoleum in St. Cloud. Visitation will be from 4-8PM on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud and one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Saturday.

Regina was born March 1, 1929 in Buckman to Nicholas and Matilda “Tilly” (Watry) Jost. She was raised in a family of 14 in the Buckman area. She married Jerome Lenarz on November 8, 1947 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Regina worked in the kitchen for District 742 for over 17 years; she often enjoyed cheering the kids up in line. She was a devoted member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church; where she was involved in the Christian Mother’s and helping with the funeral luncheons. Regina also enjoyed crocheting Afghans, bowling, gardening flowers, and made sure to get a walk in daily; particularly through the Clemens Munsinger Gardens. Regina was an avid reader making great use of the public library. She enjoyed spending time with her family at Pine Lake and fishing when she got the chance. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Regina is survived by her children, Thomas (Squeak) of Sauk Rapids, Linda (Roy) Snavely of Dayton, Susan (Scott Gustafson) Lenarz of St. Cloud, Mary Ann (David) Wolak of Grand Rapids, Todd (Cindy) of Milaca; siblings, Evelyn (Clem) Kiffmeyer of Paynesville, OH, Mary Jane (Larry) Koep of Battle Lake; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerome; siblings, Leona Jost, Loretta Fangmeier, Leonard Jost, Phillip Jost, Bernard Jost, Edward Jost, Irene Spencer, Jeanette Ziebol, Richard Jost, and Eugene Jost, Rita Kruize.

Memorials are preferred to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud.