Dorothy “Corky” Lenk, of Snoqualmie, died at home on Wednesday, Aug. 27. She was 79. Corky was born on February 6, 1934, in Seiling, Okla., the daughter of Clyde and Hazel Wion. She was raised in Hawthorne, Calif., and graduated from Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, Calif. She met and married her husband Manfred “Fred” Lenk on April 10, 1954. Her family moved to Snoqualmie in 1971. Before retirement, Corky worked with Zara Fritz Antique Appraising and for Shelley Gilderstone as a receptionist.
Survivors include: a son, Richard Lenk; daughter Kathrin Osborne (nee Lenk); son-in-law, Don Osborne; Nan Pieretti and numerous foster children; brother, Steve Wion; sisters, Sue Osborne, Bea Russak and Marion Wion; brothers-in-law, Steve Russak and Chet Osborne; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and numerous foster grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Snoqualmie Valley Eagles, 8200 Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie. Arrangements are under the direction of Flintoft’s Funeral Home and Crematory.
Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family’s on-line guest book at WWW.FLINTOFTS.COM.