Marcia Lenhart

Posted 7/22/22

GEORGETOWN — Marcia Lenhart, 86, of Georgetown, passed away at 6:06 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Harrison’s Crossing, Terre Haute, Ind. 

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Marcia Lenhart

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GEORGETOWN — Marcia Lenhart, 86, of Georgetown, passed away at 6:06 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Harrison’s Crossing, Terre Haute, Ind. 

A celebration of life is 10 a.m., Monday, July 25, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 200 E. West St. Georgetown, with Greg Taylor and Dale Deneal officiating. She will be laid to rest in Georgetown Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 24, at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Lenhart was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Paris, the daughter of the late Clarence and Lola Ross Moss. She was united in marriage to Doyne C. Lenhart on June 10, 1956. He survives.

  She is also survived by her children, Tracy (Brian) Morgan, Kerry (Anita) Lenhart and Jeff Lenhart; her grandchildren, Annie, Brent, Carter, Kody, Abbigail, Wyatt, Natalie and Hudson; her four great-grandchildren; and her brother, Bill Moss. 

She was preceded in death by her brother, Larry Moss; and her granddaughter, Emma Rose Lenhart.

  Mrs. Lenhart was proud she was baptized at the age of 14 alongside her father. She attended a one-room schoolhouse all through grade school and graduated from Paris High School. She later attended Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., for one year and then graduated from Purdue University in 1958. 

She worked as an Assistant Home Advisor for University of Illinois Extension Service of Vermilion County. She also demonstrated Litton Microwave Ovens.  Her most rewarding work was raising her three children on the farm while enduring many sheep and goat activities. She also was a sales manager for Tupperware from 1963-1973 and at Pennyrich Bra as a sales manager. 

Mrs. Lenhart worked for the Lenhart Auction and Realty Company for more than 50 years as the business manager. She setup and clerked the auctions.  She also oversaw the lunch trailer for the auctions for a few years before it was sold. During her time, she was known as an antiques and jewelry expert and gave seminars for jewelry identification for Auctioneers Associations.  She was inducted into the Indiana Auctioneer Auxiliary Hall of Fame in 2015. 

After retirement with her husband from Lenhart Auction & Realty in 2015, she continued to work with her son, Kerry, in the business as his antiques and jewelry advisor seven days a week.

    Mrs. Lenhart was an active farm owner, member of the Farm Bureau and a 4-H leader. She also held a position with the Georgetown Fair as a board member for several years and donated an antique gold ring to the Georgetown Fair Queen for 50 years. She also donated funds to the Junior Livestock show at the fair. She was known to help numerous people in financial need over the years. 

She belonged to the Red Hat Society in Indiana and Illinois and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Gov. Bradford Chapter since 1956.  She attended the Second Church of Christ in Danville.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Danville YWCA Women’s Shelter or Georgetown Fair Association. 

Online condolences at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.