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Meeda Faye LentzNovember 19, 1930 ~ April 21, 2017 (age 86)
Meeda Faye Lynn Lentz, 86, passed away peacefully at home on the morning of April 21, 2017. She was surrounded by family after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Meeda was a 1948 graduate of Linton Stockton High School where she was involved in band, drama, student council and many other activities. Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed attending many school and summer activities of her children and grandchildren. She spent many years working alongside her husband on the family farm. Besides devoting her love and life to her family she served her community as a volunteer at Hendricks Regional Hospital for 22 years. She was an active member of Mill Creek Extension Homemakers Club for over 50 years where she also served many years as an officer. She also enjoyed reading to the children at Head Start. She was an active board member of the Hendricks County Farm Bureau and enjoyed “Farming in the Classroom,” where she taught children lessons of farm life. She was also a faithful member and volunteer at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents Hallie and Mae Lynn, brother Ray Lynn, sister Freeda Lynn and an infant daughter Mary Roseann Lentz. She is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years Gene, sister Mary Lucille (Short) Yount, children John (Leslie) of Terre Haute, Greg (Dixie) of Lizton, Jenny Lentz of Plainfield, Cindy (Tom) Spence of Danville, Angie (Gary) Madden of Plainfield, Christine (Gene) Walls of Rockville. Grandchildren Chris and Connor Lentz, Jason and Nick Lentz, Alison and Laura Madden. She also leaves behind many well-loved friends and extended family members. Special appreciation is extended to Intrepid Hospice and First Horizon Home Health Care.
Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 pm on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church with burial to follow in the Danville South Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 50 E 91st St STE 100 Indianapolis, IN 46240.