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Elmira (Ellie) Sofia (Jarrett) Lentz, age 87 of Sidney, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at her home. She was born December 7, 1931 in Reading, Pennsylvania to the late Percival and Elmira (Shade) Jarrett. Elmira was a member of the St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Anna, Ohio. She married the love of her life, Harry W. Lentz, and they were married 39 years until his passing on June 5, 2002.
Elmira is survived by two sons, Jeffrey (Amy) Lentz of Troy, Timothy (Jeanne) Lentz of Anna; three grandchildren Alexandria (BJ) Cruey of Norwalk, Ohio, Jenna (Chet) Maurer of Indianapolis, IN, Austin Lentz of Anna; three great grandchildren, Jackson, Aubrielle, Miriam all of Norwalk; two step-grandchildren, Brandon and Ryan. She was preceded in death by brother Richard Jarrett of Reading, PA.
Her greatest love was spending time with her family. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling. Wherever she went, she told the best stories and had the type of infectious laugh that would cheer up those around her. She was a member of the American Business Association, worked at the Traveler’s Insurance in Dayton, worked at Stolle Corp in Sidney, was a homemaker, and assisted her husband on the family farm and Real Estate Business.
Family and friends may call Friday, September 6, 2019 at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Services will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, 101 W. Main Street, Anna, at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor David J. Eidson officiating, viewing hours will be held one hour prior to services. Interment will follow at Pearl Cemetery. Donations may be made in Elmira’s honor to the American Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements for the Lentz family are in the care of Adams Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at theadamsfuneralhome.com.