Mary Louise Lentz, 101, LoogooteeMarch 11, 2019
Mary Louise Lentz, 101, of Loogootee, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at The Timbers of Jasper.
She was born March 13, 1917, in Cannelburg to the late Joseph B. and Josephine (Arvin) McCann Williams.
Mary was a member of the St. Martin Altar Society and a quilter, greeter and funeral meal committee for St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
She liked volunteering at the Loogootee Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center when her health allowed. She enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph J. Lentz, who she married May 25, 1939 and passed away August 29, 1984; son, Jim Lentz; granddaughters, Denise Michele Lentz and Amanda Lentz; great-granddaughters, Kinan Marie Lentz, Jaca Chrstine Lentz and Breana Dules; parents, Joseph B. and Josephine (Arvin) McCann Williams; siblings, Shelley, Dode and Adrian Williams, Lettie Strange, Annie McDonald, Ellen Burr, Earl and Raymond McCann and Margie Spalding.
Mary is survived by her children, Charles (Terri) Lentz of Orlando, Florida, Tony Lentz of Indianapolis, Linda (Ron) Mehne of Jasper and Nancy (Richard) Summers of Loogootee; daughter-in-law, Mickey Lentz of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Marcy Dules, Rob Lentz, Lisa Lentz, Eric Lentz, Knute Lentz, Jeff Mehne, Jill Weidenbenner, Amy Stevens, Aaron Summers and Ali Summers; 18 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-granddaughter.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Very Rev. J. Kenneth Walker and concelebrant, Fr. Joseph Erbacher at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Martin Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee and Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or St. Martin Catholic Cemetery.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were provided by Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
Not all injuries are physical or mental. Some can stem from the soul. Such was the message at a...
Three VEX Robotics teams from Lincoln Trail Elementary and one from Cedar Crest Intermediate...
At 25, Eber Menjivar is the youngest member of the Jasper Utility Service Board, and he is the...
This week is Pine Ridge Elementary's sixth annual Wellness Week, an initiative focused on...
I’ve enjoyed a few stadium shakers in my time, but it’s the anti-arena acts on the smaller...
The hottest ticket the last two weekends for an Indiana volunteer firefighter had to be the...
Although he is in the middle of his Congressional work in the nation’s capital, U.S. Sen. Mike...
Bark in the Parklands was a joint event between the Dubois County Humane Society and the Jasper...