Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

June 18, 2013

Lena Mae Kent

Dec. 23, 1914-June 16, 2013

GOSHEN —  Lena Mae Kent, formerly of Topeka, passed away at Greencroft Goshen Health Care Sunday at the age of 98.

She was born Dec. 23, 1914 in Topeka, the daughter of Alfred and Jennie (Sheley) Saggars.

In 1933, she married Kelsey Kent, who preceded her in death in September 1990.

She is survived by her daughter, Glenda (Jim) Stephens of Ligonier; a grandson, Kelly (Becky) Stephens of Cromwell; three great-grandchildren, Angela Coe, Nathan Stephens and Jason McDonald; and two great-great grandchildren, Tyler Yoder and Isabella Coe.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; an infant twin daughter, Glenna Kent; a grandson, Kent Stephens; and a brother, Harold Saggars.

A celebration of life service will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, with the Rev. Byron Kaiser officiating. There will be two hours of calling prior to the service.

Burial will take place at Eden Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be directed to Ligonier United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 66, Ligonier IN 46767.

Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.

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