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Stephen J. “Steve” Lentz, 60, Franklin

Stephen J. “Steve” Lentz, 60, passed away at his home in Franklin on Saturday, July 13, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Steve was born Feb. 6, 1953, in Indianapolis to Allen F. and Willie Mae (Bivins) Lentz. He graduated from Brown County High School, class of 1971. He married Janet L. Polley on Feb. 23, 1974; they were married for 39 years.

Steve was employed with Major Tool and Machine Co. in Indianapolis as a CNC machine operator for 36 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and sci-fi movies. He was an Indianapolis Colts fan. Steve was a hardworking man and loved family gatherings with cookouts and bonfires.

He is survived by his loving wife, Janet Lentz of Franklin; two children, Heather L. Lentz of Nineveh and Nicole M. Lentz of Chicago; four sisters, Donna (Bill) Brunson of Texas, Paula Moore and Michelle Mays, both of Shelbyville, and Theresa Wilborn of Southport, four brothers, William (Connie) and Christopher Lentz, both of Trafalgar, Tim (Helene) Lentz of Worthington and Mark Lentz of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren, EmmaLeigh Lentz, and Cossandra, Georgie, Joshua, Isaac, Mackenzie and Caleb Lord; mother- and father-in-law, Kenneth and Evelyn Polley of Franklin; brothers- and sisters-in-law; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joshua David Lentz; and a nephew, Ryan Mays.

A funeral service was conducted Thursday, July 18 at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel. Visitation was Thursday at the funeral home. Burial took place at Nineveh Cemetery.

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    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
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  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
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    Future of rural places subject of talk
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  • September 5
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  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
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  • September 8
    Retired teachers
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  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
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  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
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  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
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    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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  • September 28
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