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Lena M. Renskers Hokstad
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1921
Emmons County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2012
Dickinson
Stark County
North Dakota, USA



Funeral service for Lena M. Hokstad, 90, of Dickinson, ND, formerly of Hettinger, ND will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Assembly of God Church in Hettinger. Rev. Allen Wickstrom will officiate and burial will follow at the Hettinger Cemetery. Visitations will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7 at the Evanson Jensen Funeral Home in Hettinger and one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Wednesday afternoon.

Lena M. Renskers was born in Emmons County, ND to Thomas and Cora (Ver Hoeven) Renskers on October 18, 1921. She was the youngest of six children and grew up on the family farm and attended rural school. Lena spent a short time working in the Hospital in Bismarck, ND when she met Max Hokstad. They were married in Sydney, MT on February 24, 1941. They began their life together, working on the farm in Adams County, ND and raised three children.

After her husband passed away in 1969, Lena began traveling between ND and Mexico where she did missionary work from 1971 until 1979. She then returned to Hettinger, ND where she once again helped on the farm with her son and his family. Lena then retired and took care of her home in Hettinger until moving to Dickinson in 2005 where she lived with her daughter and her family. For the past year she has resided at the St. Luke's Nursing Home in Dickinson where she passed from this life on August 5, 2012.

Lena is survived by her children, Robert (Sharon) Hokstad, Fargo, ND, Maxine (Dennis) Markley, Dickinson, ND and Leona (Harlan) Sorlein, Moorhead, MN, 11 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and two great-great grandsons. 
 
Burial:
Hettinger Cemetery
Hettinger
Adams County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Teddy
Record added: Aug 05, 2012
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Lena M. <i>Renskers</i> Hokstad
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 Added: Aug. 7, 2012
 
 
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