Barbara J. Lenhart

First Posted: 11/16/2007


Barbara J. Lenhart, 71, formerly of Cloverdale, died at 7:55 a.m. Nov. 14, 2007, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta.

She was born Aug. 7, 1936, in Lima to Nevin and Lucille Graham Basil, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 12, 1954, she married Paul "Dick" Lenhart, who died Feb. 9, 1994.

Mrs. Lenhart was a homemaker. She enjoyed crocheting and making crafts.

Survivors include two sons, Paul (Cindy) Lenhart, of Wapakoneta, and Randy (Linda) Lenhart, of Leipsic; two daughters, Aileen (Dan) Berger, of Leipsic, and Janice (David) Birkemeier, of Columbus Grove; 11 grandchildren; four great-granddaughters; a great-grandson; a brother, Nevin Ray (Linda) Basil, of Lakeview; and a sister, Bettie Lou Hammond, of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Floine Faye Basil.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta. Pastor Steven Nelson will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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