Lenora D. Vana

Lenora Delma Vana, 91, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care Systems in Eau Claire.  Lenora Purintun was born on May 25, 1930, in Chetek, Wisconsin the daughter of Ruth and Leroy Purintun.

Lenora loved to knit, quilt, sew and watch the Green Bay Packers.

She leaves to celebrate her memory: children, Cynthia (Greg) Saylor, Barron, Wis.; Mary (Jim) Sekola, Chetek, Wis.; Coletta Peterson (Ken Janiszewski) Chetek, Wis.; and Donald (Betty) Vana, Chetek, Wis.; grandchildren, Larry, Chad, Heath, Stacy, Lynn, Lanetta, Patty, Melissa, Tommy, Taryn, Tim, Jennifer and Heather, many great grandchildren and great greatgrandchildren; her sister, Selma Walzcak and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Melvin; sons, Thomas and Brentt; brothers, Bill, Merle, Harley and Charles; sisters, Sonna Phillips and Jean Zakas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 12 Noon at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Chetek.  Visitation will be at the Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home on Monday, October 4, from 4 - 7p.m. and again at the church on Tuesday from 11-12 Noon. Lenora will be laid to rest at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery following the service.

The Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Chetek has been entrusted with arrangements.

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