Maurice “Maury” Lenk, 84, of Motley, passed away early Sunday morning, February 16, 2020 at Lakewood Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, February 20 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Motley. Visitation will be one hour prior. An additional visitation will be held 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples.
Maury was born in Staples on October 25, 1935 to Peter and Ann (Ziegler) Lenk. He married Rita Grecula at St. Peters Catholic Church in Browerville on July 2, 1958. Maury taught machine trades at Staples Vocational School, which later became Central Lakes College, for 32 years. He loved golf, fishing, square dancing, camping, and playing cards. Maury was a member of the Knights of Columbus as well as St. Michael’s Catholic Church.
Maury is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rita; children, James, Michael (Kathy), Jeffrey (Debra), Lisa (George) Carlson; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brother, Wayne; sisters, Jackie and Jeanie.
He is preceded in death by his parents and great grandson Jack.