Funeral Notice: Carol Lynn (Lennartz) Mehen


Mehen, Carol Lynn (Lennartz) 79, of Edina, MN and Scottsdale, AZ, formerly of Syracuse, NY, passed away peacefully April 22, 2018. She is preceded in death by parents Annita and Charlie; her loving husband of 53 years, Thomas; and her son, Rick. She is survived by her daughters Frances (Mike) McCloskey, Theresa (Steve) Velner, and Margaret Mehen; grandchildren Anna and Logan McCloskey, and Henry, Mary, Charlie and Frank Velner; and her brother William (Nancy) Lennartz. Lynn lived in many places including Wichita, KS, Phoenix, AZ, and Syracuse, NY. She moved to Minnesota four years ago to be closer to family and cherished every moment with them. With her outgoing, kind demeanor and quick wit, she easily made many friends, especially at her home, Vernon Terrace. A devout Catholic with a deep and strong faith, she lived a life of compassion, unconditional love, and kindness to everyone she met. She saw the blessings in all of her life's challenges and was a living example of Christ's love. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30am Tuesday, May 8th with visitation one hour prior at the Church of Our Lady of Grace, 5051 Eden Avenue S., Edina. Memorial service will also be held in AZ at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave. W, Suite 110, St Paul, MN 55114-1740.