Alene Lohrenz


(December 9, 2002)

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Dec. 13 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Powell at 11 a.m. for Alene Lohrenz, 68, who died Monday, Dec. 9 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont.

She was born Oct. 4, 1934, in Powell to Alec and Opal (Frame) Reinhardt. She married Robert Lohrenz June 5, 1955, in Deaver.

She attended school in Deaver and went on to nurse's training at Montana State College School of Nursing and Billings Deaconess Hospital where she graduated in 1955. She practiced as an RN for many years and later went on to graduate from Northwest College with an A.S. degree in 1989. She also continued with her education at Eastern Montana College in Billings.

She found great joy in the time she spent with her grandchildren, extended family and friends. She also enjoyed reading, cross-stitch and embroidery and working on her computer. She found great comfort in her faith.

Survivors include her husband Robert of Powell; three daughters, Denise Howard and husband Wyatt of Riverton, Janell Blesener and husband Rod of Minneapolis, Minn., and Claire Reno and husband Todd of Cody; seven grandchildren, Stacy, Matt and Kathy Howard, Nathan Blesener, Dusty LaFollette and Rusty and Desiree Reno. She is also survived by a brother, Robert Reinhardt and wife Sharon of Wickenburg, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Donations may be made in her name to the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association or a charity of the donor's choice.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.