Lucille Mains

Lucille Mains, age 88 of Algona, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2019, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 4 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona, with Rev. Tom Schlund officiating. Burial was in East Lawn Cemetery.

Lucille Alvina Lauck, the daughter of Henry and Ella (Meyer) Lauck, was born on Dec. 19, 1930, in West Bend. Lucille was baptized at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Whittemore and attended school at St. Paul. On Aug. 2, 1953, Lucille was united in marriage with Dale Mains in Whittemore. Before marriage, she was a nanny and did housekeeping. After marriage, Lucille became the CEO of the Mains household. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid and the VFW Auxiliary. Lucille enjoyed quilting, baking Christmas cookies, decorating cakes, gardening, canning, fishing, camping and traveling. She loved her family and her title of "Cookie Grandma."

Left to cherish Lucille’s memory are her husband of 65 years, Dale; children, Wanda (Steve) Schwier of Atlantic, Donna Mains and her special friend Dan Coleman of Hornersville, Mo., Lynette (Kurt) Hankins of Algona, and Scott (Lou) Mains of Lewiston, Idaho; grandchildren, Seth, Timothy, Jeany, Tiffany, Zachary, Titus, Abe, Sam and Hannah; great-grandchildren, Dakota, Avery, Rilie, Sarah, Ezekiel, Olivia, Katera, Kyra, Summer, Mason, Keegan, Luke, Kyran, Kenai and Isobel; great-great-grandchild, Kylie; and brothers, Henry, Ivan, Larry and Gary Lauck all of West Bend. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Paul Lauck.

Lentz Funeral Home is serving the family. Condolences may be left at

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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