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MARK E. LENTZ Obituary
Mark E. Lentz, 95, of LaSalle, formerly of Elgin, passed away on Saturday morning, May 12, at the Illinois Veterans Home. He was born on December 18, 1922 in Ullin, IL the son of Joseph & Cecil Gaskill Lentz. Mark was a US Army Veteran having served during WWII. He was a long time member of the Larkin Ave. Baptist Church, Elgin. He was an automotive mechanic in Elgin for many years working at several service stations, after that he was employed as a laborer for JM Jones prior to his retirement was the maintenance supervisor for Burnham Mill. He is survived by his daughter Carol (Mark) Richardson Lake Havasu, AZ, son Alan (Cindy) Lentz of Hampshire. Grandchildren Josh Courtney (Andy) Benhnke all of Hampshire. Greatgrandchildren: Abigail, Mikaela, Julian and Emilia. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Norma V. Lentz of 52 years, 4 brothers and a great granddaughter Nora. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 12:00 Noon in the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial with military honors will follow at Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday morning in the funeral home from 10:00 AM until the time of services. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home, 1015 O'Connor Ave., LaSalle, IL 61301.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from May 14 to May 15, 2018
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