August 27, 2014

Leota Pudenz, 89, of Carroll, died early Tuesday morning, Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll.  Celebrant will be Father Timothy Johnson.  Music will be by Barb McDermott and the Holy Spirit choir with John Wagner as soloist.  Mass servers will be Leota’s great-grandchildren Hannah Irlbeck, Emma Pinkelman and Tessa Pinkelman.  Lectors will be Leota’s grandchildren Renee Brincks, Nick Pudenz and Jeana Kanne.  Gift bearers will be Leota’s grandchildren Andy Pudenz, Stacey Wegner, Jodi Rupiper and Jenny Barthole.  Eucharistic ministers will be Joy Pinkelman, Theresa Pudenz and Rick Boes.  Honorary casket bearers will be Leota’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Casket bearers will be Leota’s grandchildren Will Pudenz, Jeff Pudenz, Joey Pudenz, Jill Dopheide, Todd Pudenz and Ryan Schwabe.  Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.  
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll where there will be a rosary at 5 p.m. and a Christian Wake Service at 7 p.m.
The casket will be moved to Holy Spirit Church at 10:30 a.m. Friday when visitation will resume.  
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