|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1929|
|Death: ||May 9, 2014|
Winifred Lucille Lenz Prottsman, 84, died Friday, May 9, 2014 at her home in New London.
She was born July 4, 1929 at Murray's Landing Farm in Lee County, Iowa, to Albert August and Celestena Mary Blindt Lenz. She married Harold Edward Prottsman on September 24, 1966 in New London. He passed away April 6, 1988,
Winifred attended her twelve years of school at New London and graduated in 1946. She started working after school in the fall of 1945 at Wells Lamont Glove Company in New London and worked there until March of 1948 when she went to work at Iowa-Illinois Telephone Company, also in New London. She worked there in various clerical and secretarial capacities through sales and changes in ownership until July 31, 1991 when she retired from Contel.
She was a member of the New London United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years; a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans; a member of the New London VFW Post 7641 Auxiliary; and a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers. She enjoyed word puzzles, game shows on TV, never missing General Hospital, and lunch with her telephone co-workers but most of all, time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; two sisters Aleatha Gilleard and Hildred Lenz; two brothers Clair and Carl Lenz; special sister-in-law Susie Lenz; and special niece-in-law Daisy Lenz.
Albert August Lenz (1884 - 1962)
Celestena Mary Blindt Lenz (1886 - 1977)
Harold Edward Prottsman (1923 - 1988)
Clair W. X. Lenz (1909 - 1992)*
Carl A Lenz (1913 - 1982)*
Aleatha Lavern Lenz Gilleard (1915 - 1972)*
Hildred Josephine Lenz (1917 - 2010)*
Winifred Lucille Lenz Prottsman (1929 - 2014)
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Record added: May 10, 2014
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