FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Cynthia “Cindy” Faye Krenz, age 72, of Fairmont, Minn., formerly of Truman, Minn., will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Those wishing to view a live stream of the service may do so at www.splfairmont.org or St. Paul Lutheran’s Facebook page. Interment will be at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Truman. Visitation will be noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church in Fairmont. Cindy won her battle with cancer Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at her home in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials are preferred to Lutheran K-12 Schools in Fairmont, Northrop, Truman, Lakefield, or Marshall.
Cynthia Faye (Krog) Krenz was born March 23, 1948, in Heron Lake, Minn., the daughter of Johannes and Elvira (Gunther) Krog. She was baptized on April 18, 1948, at Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson County, Minn., and later confirmed on April 28, 1963, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Truman. Cindy attended elementary school in Lakefield, Minn. before attending Truman High School. The family moved back to Lakefield her senior year where she graduated with the class of 1966. On March 11, 1967, Cindy was united in marriage to Larry Krenz at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lakefield. The couple resided on the Krenz family farm west of Truman for 40 years and were blessed with three children: Wade, Stacie, and Aaron. Along with helping Larry on the farm and doing the farm bookwork, Cindy took care of her family as a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Cindy and Larry later moved to Fairmont in 2007 where they shared the rest of their fifty-three years together. Cindy worked for over 11 years as the secretary of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Truman where she was a long-time member. She was also a member of the Ruth Circle, LWML, and volunteered with the Orphan Grain Train. After moving to Fairmont, she became a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. During her free time, Cindy enjoyed playing cards with her card club and grandchildren, reading, bowling with other couples, baking, and tending to her garden. She also did embroidery and made dish towels for all of her children and grandchildren. Cindy most loved the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Left to cherish her memory include her husband, Larry Krenz; children, Wade (DeLaine) Krenz of Truman, Stacie (Mark) Soleta of Lakefield, and Aaron (Susan) Krenz of Marshall, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Sherilyn (Pat) Murphy; sister-in-law, Arlette Krog; brothers, Greg (Virginia) Krog, James (Teresa) Krog, Joey (Carol) Krog, Tom (Lisa) Krog; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Along with her parents, Johannes and Elvira Krog, Cindy was preceded in death by her stepfather, Melvin Hallfors; brother, Jon Krog; and sister, Judy Krog.