THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Michelle M. Lentz
Issue Date: May 31, 2017
Michelle M. (Elias) Lentz, 60, of Coleman, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Respite Home in De Pere.
Born July 30, 1956, to Michael and Lenore (Brault) Elias, she fell in love with her husband, Lynn, at Coleman High School and married him Sept. 8, 1973. They lived in Virginia while he was in the service and returned to Coleman and then moved to Wausau-Schofield area, until returning to the Lake House on Jan. 9, 2015.
Her greatest accomplishments were being a special wife to Lynn, raising a son, Derek and being a good grandma to their grandson. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, crafts, sewing, reading, vacations in Vegas with her husband and being at the Lake House.
Surviving are her husband, Lynn; a son, Derek (Kelly) Lentz; a grandson; her mother, Lenore Elias; two sisters, Sandy (Jim) Ring and Marcia (Mike) Forney, three brothers, Pat (Barb) Elias, Scott (Reva) Elias and Paul (Kyla) Elias; a sister-in-law, Marlene (Bill) Klussendorf; many aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; friends and neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her father, Mike Elias and in-laws, Alice and Art Lentz, Darlene (Niechlanski) and Bonita (Rein).
Relatives and friends may call at Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home in Coleman on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. until time of the Memorial Service at noon, with Gwen Kafer officiating. Please Wear an Interesting Hat! Memorials received will be put into a college fund for their grandson, Evan.