JANESVILLE ---Richard L. Lentz, age 83, of Janesville, died on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at home. He was born in Janesville on March 12, 1929, the son of William and Laura (Heinz) Lentz. He graduated from Janesville High School in 1949, and served in the U.S. Army Airborne during the Korean Conflict. Richard married Nancy K. Homan in Janesville on Aug. 9, 1974. He retired from Hufcor, and was a member of First Christian Church.

Richard is survived by his wife, Nancy Lentz; 3 children: Amber E. (Andrew) Schoonover, Andrew (Amber M.) Lentz and Kaitlin (Steve Henschel) Lentz all of Janesville; 7 grandchildren: Hannah, Hunter, Amilia, Preston, Jayden, Lilyanna and Destiny; and a sister, Dorothy Dyson of Janesville. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Nickholas Henschel; and 3 brothers: Lorenz Lentz, Edward Lentz and David Lentz.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH with Rev. Dee Ann Woods officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.

The family wishes to thank Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. for their wonderful care.