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Elizabeth "Liz" Lehman

Mansfield - Elizabeth "Liz" J. (Maurer) Lehman, 91 of Mansfield, Ohio passed away peacefully on July 8th 2018.

Liz was born February 24, 1927 in Mansfield, Ohio to the Late Anton and Margaret (Jung) Maurer. Liz was a Lifelong member of St. Peters Catholic Church and a graduate of Mansfield St. Peters High School class of 1944. She married her husband Richard J. Lehman, whom she had known since childhood and recently celebrated their 71st Wedding Anniversary. Liz clerked for Richland County Clerk of Courts Office for 24yrs, retiring as Chief Deputy Clerk in 1992. A devoted Grandmother known to her grandchildren and great grandchildren as "Nana," she always knew the latest trends before we did. She enjoyed knitting and watching her Ohio State Buckeyes, however her skills were in crafting her Christmas tree skirts for the family. She would spend her summers in her flower gardens or reading the latest novel in the winter months but would prepare her Hungarian Paprika Goulash for the family anytime we wanted. She enjoyed telling stories of her trips to Europe, the sandy shell filled shores of Sanibel Island, FL with the entire family at Thanksgiving or the family gatherings at the lake house in Michigan. She was also an active member of the Mansfield Liederkranz and Catholic Newcomers and many other organizations and charities throughout her life. Thank you to Wedgewood Estates and Ohio Health Homecare and Hospice for your care and compassion.

Survivors include her husband Richard J. Lehman of Mansfield; sons Kenneth (Stephanie) Lehman of Ft. Myers, FL, Richard (Cathy) Lehman of Mansfield; grandchildren Brian Lehman of Grove City, Andrew Lehman of Mansfield, Tara (Brain) Stermer of Cromwell, CT, Nicole Lehman of Mansfield; great-grandchildren Carson Stermer, Claire Stermer, and Lillian Stermer all of Cromwell, CT, Garrett Lehman, Carly Lehman, and Nolan Lehman all of Grove City, OH; brother and sister-in-law Walt and Sally Maurer of Simi Valley, CA and Westerville, Ohio; nieces Kathy Su of Akron, Myra (Steve) Petty Pasadena, TX, Beth (Rick) Semsch Simi Valley, CA; nephews Mike (Sandy) Maurer Simi Valley, CA, Dr. Andy Mauer (Harvey Levin) Los Angeles, CA; numerous great and great great nieces and nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by great-grandchild Addison Irene Lehman; brother and sister-in-law Brigadier General John and Marjorie (Schnug) Maurer; sister-in-law Barbara (Moody) Maurer; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Betty (Lehman) and Kenneth Mapes; niece Pamela (Maurer) McClung; nephew-in-law Dr. Sam Su.

Friends may call at Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home, 173 Park Avenue West, Sunday from 3-5pm with a vigil prayer service at 3pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00am Monday at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Fr. Austin Ammanniti officiating. Burial will follow at Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mansfield St. Peter's Monsignor Dunn Fund or .

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Published in the News Journal on July 13, 2018
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