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Leroy John Lenhart

January 14, 1939 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 82)

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Leroy J. Lenhart, 82, of St. Marys, OH died 5:40 a.m. Friday December 31, 2021 at Otterbein – St. Marys.

 

He was born January 14, 1939 in Botkins, OH to Ferd and Theresa (Schmidt) Lenhart.

 

On June 8, 1953 he married Linda C. Kattman, who died January 5, 2021.

 

Survivors include: daughter Laura Lenhart of St. Marys, OH

                             daughter Jodi (Mark) Hagan of St. Marys, OH

                             daughter Patti (Gary) Schaublin of Celina, OH

                             daughter Susan (Jesse) Paul of New Bremen, OH

                             daughter Caren (Neil) Mahlie of St. Marys, OH

                             12 grandchildren   5 great-grandchildren

                             sister Ruth Siefring of St. Marys, OH

                             brother Thomas Lenhart of Sidney, OH

                             brother-in-law David (Diane) Kattman of North Olmsted, OH

                             sister-in-law Norma Lenhart of St. Marys, OH

 

Preceded in death by: parents Ferd and Theresa lenhart; wife Linda Lenhart; sister Dorothy (Paul) Martin; sister Shirley (Gary) Cooper; brother Leo Lenhart; brother Robert Lenhart; brother Richard Lenhart; brother-in-law Paul siefring; parents-in-law Ernie and Dorothy Kattman

 

A proud American, he served his country in the United States Air Force.

 

Lerory was a retired production employee from the Ford Motor Co. – Lima, OH Engine Plant.

 

He was an avid collector of coins, enjoyed playing cards and traveling. Also, he was very fond of  dogs.

 

Rites are scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon  Friday January 7, 2022 at the Miller - Long & Folk Funeral Home 314 W. High Street in St. Marys. Deacon Martin Brown will officiate the services.

 

Burial, with graveside military honors, will follow at the Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville, OH.

 

 Visitation 5 - 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to services on Friday at the funeral home on High Street.

 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association.

 

Condolences may be expressed and memories shared with Leroy's family via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 6, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Visitation
Friday
January 7, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Funeral Rites
Friday
January 7, 2022

12:00 PM
Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Interment following funeral service
Friday
January 7, 2022

Pilger Ruhe Cemetery
New Bremen-New Knoxville Road
New Knoxville, OH 45871

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