Barbara Lenz

On February 7, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Barbara Lealyn Lenz Missing Person Barbara Lealyn Lenz Age at Report: 31 YOA DOB: August 30, 1957 Weight: 130 lbs. Height: 5′ 07″ Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Blue Classification: Endangered Missing Missing From: Logan/Woodbine, IA Harrison County Case Number: 89-03215 NCIC Number: M-360981053 NamUs MP # 5423 Missing Since: May 6, 1989   Harrison County […]

Logan

On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Logan, IA         Missing Person: Barbara Lealyn Lenz Missing From: Logan/Woodbine, IA (Harrison County) Age at Report: 31 YOA Case # 89-03215 Missing Since: May 6, 1989 Barbara Lenz was last seen by her boyfriend who dropped her off at her apartment on May 6, 1989. Barbara said she was […]

Woodbine

On November 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Woodbine, Iowa       Missing Person: Barbara Lealyn Lenz Missing From: Logan/Woodbine, IA (Harrison County) Age at Report: 31 YOA Case # 89-03215 Missing Since: May 6, 1989 Barbara Lenz was last seen by her boyfriend who dropped her off at her apartment on May 6, 1989. Barbara said she was going […]

Harrison County

On November 17, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Harrison County, IA   Homicide Allen F. Shoemaker Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Police 36 YOA Missouri Valley, IA Harrison County May 17, 1925 Allen F. Shoemaker — a Special Officer with the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Police — was shot and killed on Sunday, May 17, 1925, while conducting a railroad check […]

Missing Persons

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Missing Persons Cases For so many — including Iowans — it is the book thousands of families have long wished someone would write. It doesn’t provide just hope, it offers clear and insightful methods for those who want to get involved in finding out what happened to a loved one who went missing long […]

Barbara Lealyn Lenz: Gone Without a Trace?

On May 6, 2010, in Anniversaries, Missing Persons, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

Twenty-one years ago today, 31-year-old Barbara Lealyn Lenz vanished without a trace from her Woodbine, Iowa apartment. She’d said she was going to visit an old boyfriend in Omaha that afternoon, but never arrived. At the time of Lenz’s disappearance, her mother was hospitalized in Missouri Valley with pneumonia and Lenz visited her every day. […]

Today’s Cold Case Anniversaries: Valerie Peterson and Barbara Lenz

On May 6, 2009, in Anniversaries, Young Women, by Jody Ewing

Today marks the anniversaries of two Iowa cold cases — that of eight-year-old Elna Maria “Valerie” Peterson in 1971 and 31-year-old Barbara Lealyn Lenz in 1989. Valerie Peterson of Manson, IA, was killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle along the road at the Manson Lutheran Church. One other girl riding ahead of […]