Paul Henry Lienke
Date of Birth
November 30, 1951
Waseca, Minnesota
Entered into Rest
January 17, 2024
Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Prayer and Military Honors
Friday, January 19, 2024 ~ 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Military Honors by American Legion Post #129

Visitation Directions

Friday, January 19, 2024 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

American Legion Post #129 ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Paul Henry Lienke, 72, of Ashland, NE, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, NE.  He was born November 30, 1951 in Waseca, MN to John and Eileen (Prail) Lienke.  Paul graduated from Waldorf-Pemberton High School and Mankato State University in Minnesota.  He served his country in the U.S. Army until he was honorably discharged.  On December 29, 1989, Paul was married to Jeanine Ness in Iowa City, IA.

Paul worked as an office manager for several construction companies throughout the country.  He also worked for the City of Ashland and S&L Hardware in Ashland.  Paul was a past mayor of Ashland and city council member.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #129.

Paul was an avid Minnesota Vikings and Gophers fan.  He enjoyed gardening, collecting antiques and all types of bears.  He had a great laugh and always made people feel happy.

He is survived by his siblings, Gary (Eleanor) Lienke, David (Geraldine) Lienke, Wesley (Sharyn) Lienke, Ione Lienke and Theola (Daniel) Doss; many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanine Lienke; parents, John and Eileen Lienke.

Condolences for Paul Henry Lienke
  1. Richard Watson
    • January 17, 2024 - 2 months ago

    He was always a good time to talk to. He had a good sense of humor. He will be missed.

  2. Steven Graumann
    • January 18, 2024 - 2 months ago

    Thoughts and prayers for family and friends.
    Paul was a formal classmate.

  3. Deborah K Sturzenegger
    • January 19, 2024 - 1 month ago

    Paul was a very nice and friendly person. He was a friend to many. We’ll miss visiting with him and his stories of Minnesota. God Bless ypu Paul. Jeanie was waiting for you I’m sure.

  4. Kenne Owen
    • January 21, 2024 - 1 month ago

    Paul was a wonderful neighbor. My father Clarence and Paul had lots of laughs together. He will be missed. RIP.

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