HOUSTON - Lenora Ann (Boyer) Elsner, 92, of 6060 Houston Road, Houston, passed away peacefully at Fair-haven Nursing Home at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.
Lenora was born Jan. 12, 1920, in Shelby County, the late Hamer and Nellie (Miltenberger) Boyer of Houston. On Dec. 25, 1940, she married Ronald Elsner and he preceded her in death on June 9, 2000.
Lenora is survived by her son, Larry and his wife Karen Elsner, of Sidney; three grandchildren, Andrew Elsner, Nick Elsner, and Lindsey Elsner.
Lenora was preceded in death by one brother, Clifford 'Bud' Boyer and one sister, Margaret Bailey.
Lenora retired from the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School, in Piqua where she worked as a cook. She also had prior service with the Houston School District. She was a life time member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, the Fort Loramie American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Houston Grange.
Lenora belonged to the Houston Congregational Christian Church in Houston. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing and reading. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother and she will be deeply missed.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, with Pastor James Manuel officiating. Interment will follow at the Houston Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Houston Outdoor Athletic Complex, c/o Shelby County Community Foundation, Wilson Hospice, 10836 Fairington Drive, Sidney, in Lenora's memory.
All arrangements are in care of the staff at the Adams Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Dec. 11, 2012