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Alan Carl Lentz


Alan Carl Lentz of Nashville, born April 14, 1954, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the age of 61.

Alan was an exceptional teacher and mentor, spending most of his working years involved in the education field. He earned his Bachelor of Education (specializing in special education and emotional impairment) in 1993 and his Master's  in 2001 from Western Michigan University. He began his career in the Child Psychiatric Unit at the Pheasant Ridge Center  in Kalamazoo where he worked for 10 years. He also served as an Adult Education teacher with the State Prison system, helping to create and build the program there. Alan spent 10 years with the Kalamazoo School District as a Special Education teacher and also worked with the Eaton Intermediate School District as the Meadowview School Principal. Alan will be most remembered for his many years of service to the Galesburg Augusta School District where he held many different roles including Special Education Supervisor, Teaching Consultant, Student Services Director, Principal and Superintendent.

Visitations will be held February 28 at Daniel's Funeral Home in Nashville from 3-5 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be  held Monday, February 29 at Grace Community Church in Nashville, Michigan at 1:00 pm. Memorial contributions in Alan's name may be directed to the Special Olympics or the Humane Society.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 27, 2016
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