- Deceased's name: George Lehman
George A. Lehman, 78, of Iowa City died peacefully at his home on January 24, 2013.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 4th at Lensing Funeral Home, 605 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City with a visitation starting at 10:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Miracles Can Happen Boy’s Ranch.
George was born on June 2, 1934 in Iowa City, to George and Alberta Lehman. He was a graduate of Iowa City High School in 1954. George married Arlene Memler on August 7, 1955 in Iowa City. He served in the United States Army from 1956-1958.
George worked as an Electrician with the Traffic Engineering department for the City of Iowa City for 30 years before retiring in 1994. He was a handyman and could fix almost anything. George enjoyed going to the cabin in Minnesota and going camping with his RVs.
George was a charter member of the Hawkeye Kennel Club.
The family would like to thank the nurses at Iowa City Hospice for the care they provided George, and also his neighbors for all the help and support over the last year.
George is survived by his fiancé, Cecelia Schulz, one daughter; Teresa (Mike) Sladek of Iowa City, one son; G. Chris (Brenda) Lehman of Arizona, three sisters; E. Leora Hein of Iowa City, Evelyn Elnora (Harold) Wilkerson of West Liberty, and Ellen (Don) Pelechek of Coralville, one brother; Bob (Vicki) Lehman of Iowa City, two Grandchildren; Christopher (Lynn) Lehman of Texas, and Michael (Bethany) Lehman of Texas, one great grandchild; Elliott Lehman of Texas, Cecelia’s three children; Kathy Wall, Brian Schulz, and George Schulz all of the Quad Cities and many nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Arlene, one sister-in-law; Charlene Lehman, and one brother-in-law; Ken Hein.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com.