The Doe Network:
Case File 54DFIA

Barbara Lealyn Lenz
Missing since May 6, 1989 from Woodbine, Harrison County, Iowa
Classification: Involuntary

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: August 30, 1957
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'7; 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; blue eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: She has a purple colored scar 2 inches below the elbow on her left forearm and a scar near her left eye.
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Lenz was last seen in Harrison County, Iowa on May 6, 1989.
Barbara lived about 17 miles northeast of Missouri Valley in Woodbine. Barbara, the mother of a 3 year old daughter, had been visiting her mother every day in the Missouri Valley Hospital. When she didn't show up for two days her mother became worried and sent the family to check on her. When her family checked on her apartment, they found the coffee pot was on and half full. Barbara's purse, car and keys were there and the laundry was half folded.

If you have any information on the Lenz's case, please contact:
Harrison County Sheriff's Office

Iowa Missing Persons' Clearinghouse


All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.
NCIC Number: M-360981053
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Source Information: Iowa Missing Persons' Clearinghouse