Zada Lemmenes

Date of Death: Oct 05, 2016
Zada Lemmenes

1924 - 2016

Zada Lemmenes, 92, of Sun Prairie, formerly of Waupun, died Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her residence.

Zada was born in Firth, NE, the daughter of William and Nellie Oldemeyer TenHulzen. Zada was a graduate of Firth High School. On June 15, 1950 she married Harold Lemmenes in Firth. Following their marriage the couple resided in Waupun all their married lives. Zada was a member of Trinity Reformed Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the Women’s Guild. She was also secretary of the church for several years. Zada was a caring individual who helped others in various capacities of their lives.

Zada is survived by three daughters: Marsha Lemmenes of Fond du Lac, Jane (Ross) Waite of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Nelda Lemmenes of Sun Prairie; three granddaughters: Katherine (Chris) Tatak of IL, Sarah (Nathan) Mathiot of IL, and Jennifer (Matthew) McDougall of OH; three great-grandchildren: Colin and Owen Tatak, and Madeline Mathiot; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: David Lemmenes of Waupun, Larry and Wilma Giebink of Colorado Springs, CO; and many nieces and nephews.

Zada was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Lemmenes; two sisters, Gertrude and Norma; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and two twin sisters at birth.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Zada Lemmenes will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Reformed Church in Waupun with Rev. Kevin VanWyk officiating.


Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton.



  1. Holly Hutchinson Sina Says: November 16, 2016 at 7:49 am

    I just saw this posting and recognized Zada right away. I remember many happy times at your house, Nelda. My condolences on the loss of your mother. God bless you.

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