Lorene “Tootie” May Labenz, 95, of St. Edward, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, at Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward. Tootie is survived by her two daughters: Peggy (Mick) Andreasen of St. Edward and Marlene (Jeff) Labenz-Hough of San Antonio, TX, four grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren: Brian Andreasen and family, Dustin and Cody, all of St. Edward, Halie (Ty) Groth of Kearney, Robin (Mike) Lindauer and family, Braden, Keegan, Trevor, Brinlee, Owen and Nolan of Juniata, Brenda Andreasen of Tucson, AZ, Travis (Tina) Andreasen and family, Tinley, Tatum, Eliana, Elizabeth and Eddie of Filley, as well as other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband of 71 years: Ralph Labenz, brother Lloyd Laudenklos, brothers-in-law: Irving Labenz, Mark Labenz, Jerry Labenz, Francis Labenz, Dick Iverson, Roger Greig and Harold Coffey, sisters-in-law: Helen Laudenklos, Alice Coffey, Mary Ann Greig, Florine Iverson, Val Labenz, Vernie Labenz and Marcy Labenz.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 at 10:30 a.m., at the St. Edward Catholic Church, St. Edward, with Fr. Bill L’Heureux officiating. Interment will follow at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the church with a 7 p.m. wake service.
Miller-Levander Funeral Home in St. Edward is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
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