Arlo Lessenger

Died: Mon., Apr. 13, 2015

Friends May Call

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 16, 2015
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 16, 2015
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

Funeral Ceremony

10:30 AM Fri., Apr. 17, 2015
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

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Arlo Gene Lessenger, age 83, of Muscatine, died Monday morning, April 13, 2015, at his home.  The son of Carroll J. and Mary Lucille Shaw Lessenger he was born on March 16, 1932 in Mt. Pleasant.  He married Lois Lucille Stineman in 1950.  They later divorced.

Arlo graduated from Wapello High School in 1950.  He worked as a machinist and retired from Prime Mover in Muscatine to manage his rental properties.  He enjoyed and had participated in car racing and was an avid Chicago Bulls, Chicago Bears, and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.

His family includes a daughter, Teresa & Brian Shepley of Muscatine; two sons, Dr. Elvin ‘Pete’ & Carolyn Lessenger of Friendswood, Texas and Brian & Fran Lessenger of Grandview; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and a sister, Roberta & Ray Boulton of Wapello.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, La Donna Jo Lessenger and Riva Brown.

The funeral ceremony for Arlo Lessenger will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello with Rev. Darryl Erickson officiating.  Burial will follow at the Wapello Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home where the family will meet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

A Memorial Fund has been established for the benefit of the American Heart Association.

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Dorothy Thulen
   Posted Wed April 15, 2015

My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. My husband used to work with Arlo at Prime Mover and we would occasionally see him at Menards after he retired. Always enjoyed chatting with him.

Donna and Eric Conova
   Posted Wed April 15, 2015
Doc and family, May your father's soul rest in peace, we firmly believe that God will accept him with open arms for all the good he has done while he was on this earth.
Donna and Eric

Tom and Denise Flickinger
   Posted Thu April 16, 2015
Dear Brian, Teresa, Pete and families - We are sorry to hear about Arlo's passing and extend our sympathy to you all in the loss of your Dad. Blessings to you all.

cathey Lenz
   Posted Fri April 17, 2015

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Cathey Lenz.

deepest symphty Ted Cathey and Trisha Lenz

Diana Ogier Stout
   Posted Sat May 23, 2015
I just learned of your dad's death. I am so sorry.

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