Lenna Mae Forsberg, the daughter of Harry Fischer and Susie (Suey) Fischer, was born June 24, 1924 on the family farm north of Republic, KS and passed away on January 17, 2019 at the Belleville Health Care Center, Belleville, KS at the age of 94 years, 6 months, and 23 days.
Lenna Mae grew up in the Republic, KS area, graduating from Republic High School. She then took Normal Teachers Training and taught school in a one room school house until her marriage.
On May 12, 1944 she was united to Edward H. Forsberg and to this union was born 3 children: Janice, Kenneth, and Denise. The couple made their home on the farm in rural Scandia, KS where she was a farmer’s wife and homemaker.
She was a member of the Amana Lutheran Church, Scandia, KS and the Republic County Extension Services.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward H. Forsberg on Feb. 19, 2015; her parents, Harry and Susie Fischer; brothers, Loyd (Marilyn) Fischer and Gene (Dorothy) Fischer; sister-in-law, Helen Baker and one niece Susan Baker.
Lenna Mae is survived by one son, Kenneth (Tracy) Forsberg of McPherson, KS; two daughters, Janice (Paul) Albertson of Wichita, KS and Denise Strait of Scandia, KS; 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 step great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren; one brother, Dale (Marylee) Fischer of Doniphan, NE; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Amana Lutheran Church, Scandia, KS with PMA Marilyn Dunstan, officiating.
Interment will be at the Riverview Cemetery, Scandia, KS.
The casket has been closed. Friends may call to sign the register book from 1 PM until 6 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, KS.
Memorials are suggested to the Amana Lutheran Church.
Online condolences at www.bachelor-surber.com
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, KS is in charge of the arrangements.