Mark Edward Lenhard class of 1976 went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2021 at the age of 63. He was born in Highland Park, Michigan on August 21, 1958 the son of Edward Carl and Ann (Calkins) Lendard. Mark choose to proudly serve his country in the U. S. Navy. He was a former employee of W.I.S for 9 years. Also ,a member of the V.F.W. post 6056 in Springport, Michigan. He loved history and watching movies (especially war movies) was his passion. His hobbies included fishing, building models and tinkering in the garage.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents. Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife of 2 years, Tammy Lenhard; children, Steven Lenhard, Audrey Lenhard and a stepchild, Kayla (Cavyn) DeLarue; one step-grandson, Gideon Roberson; two sisters, Beckie Lenhard of Palatine, Chicago and Sue Arntz of Springport, Michigan; half-brother, Paul Lenhard and his partner, Mark Payne of Brighton, Michigan; nephews, Michael Roberson and Jodi Arntz; niece, Ashley (Harold) Devine; 2 great nephews, Jordan and Riley Devine; many relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held in the spring. Date and time will be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Vickers Leslie Funeral Home, 109 N. Church Street/P.O. Box 503, Leslie, MI 49251. 517-878-6600.
**UPDATE** A memorial service will be held for Mark on April 30, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the VFW post 6056, 230 Mechanic Street, Springport, MI. 49284. Arrangements entrusted to Vickers Leslie Funeral Home, 109 N. Church Street/P.O. Box 503, Leslie, MI 49251. 517-878-6600.
Notification from Rick Halm class of 1974:
"I am sorry to report that Mark Lenhard- Class of 1976, passed away 12/23/2021 due to complications from Pulmonary Fibrosis and Covid. Mark most recently resided in Albion, MI. Mark lived down the street from me when I lived in Okemos (Algonquin Way)- he was a real nice guy and based on the comments on his (Facebook) page he will be missed."