Anna Bell Lenhart

Monday, September 12, 2005

March 5, 1933--Sept. 9, 2005

FIRESTONE, Colo. -- Anna Bell Lenhart, 72, died Friday (Sept. 9, 2005) near Smithfield.

She was born March 5, 1933, to Arthur Olin and Anna Bell (Dotson) Deller in Bushong, Kan.

She married Floyd Stewart Lenhart on Dec. 23, 1950, in Yates Center, Kan. The couple made their home in Garden City, Kan. She was a homemaker and owned Lenhart Sweet Shoppe were she made specialty cakes and candies. She then moved to Indianola, where she lived for six years before moving to Firestone to live with her daughter.

She was a member of the Moose and Eagle's Lodge in Garden City and the Egan Baptist Church in McCook.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; her parents, Arthur and Anna Bell Deller; one brother, Arthur Deller; and one sister, Florence Deller.

Survivors include one son, Michael Dean Lenhart and wife, Jacque of Bedford, Iowa; five daughters, Betty Ann and husband, Ben Walker of Bertrand, Gail Irean and husband, Andy Langer of Firestone, Brenda Sue and husband, Randy Grubbs of Hugoton, Kan., Gwen Janine and husband, Bernie Hahn of Liberal, Kan., and Anita Diane and husband, Don Yates of Loveland, Colo.; one brother, David Deller of Burns, Ore.; four sisters, Viola and husband, Ocie Williamson of Rogers, Ariz., Hazel and husband, Harold Sumstine of Stover, Mo., Mary Evelyn Chrisman of Warrensburg, Mo., and Lorraine and husband, Dale Burson of Chillicothe, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at the Indianola Cemetery with Mike Roth officiating.

Visitation is today, until 8 p.m., and Tuesday, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook. Condolences can be left at

Memorials are being accepted in her name at the American Breast Cancer Society.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.