Elizabeth H. H. Lentz, 94, homemakerElizabeth Heuisler...


Elizabeth H. H. Lentz, 94, homemaker

Elizabeth Heuisler Hebner Lentz, a homemaker, died of heart failure March 25 at home in North Baltimore. She was 94.

The former Elizabeth Heuisler was raised in North Baltimore. In the 1920s she married George Hebner, who died in 1940. She married Army Maj. John M. Lentz in 1948 and moved to Germany. After he died in 1988, she returned to North Baltimore.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5300 N. Charles St.

She is survived by two sons, George Hebner of Southport, Conn., and J. Stanley Hebner of Richmond, Va.; two daughters, Anne Hebner Dussol of Minneapolis and Elizabeth Hebner Kemsley of Lafayette, Calif; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Eleanor Rachel Webb, 76, active in Society of Friends

Eleanor Rachel Brooks Webb, a former Govans resident who had been active in Quaker affairs, died March 5 of cancer at Broadmead Retirement Community. She was 76.

Mrs. Webb, who moved to the Cockeysville retirement community in 1991, had lived in Govans 40 years.

She was born Eleanor Brooks in Jackson County, Ohio, and was raised in Rio Grande, a small town in southeast Ohio near the Ohio River.

She earned a bachelor's degree in 1941 from Otterbein College and later that year joined the Friends Service Committee peace caravan, which toured the country.

She later was employed by the Ohio Baptist Convention, working on its monthly newspaper until deciding to attend Yale Divinity School in 1944.

She married George Webb in 1946. The couple lived in Ohio and North Carolina before moving to Govans in 1952. Mr. Webb, a biomedical engineer at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died last year. Mrs. Webb joined the Stony Run Meeting of the Society of Friends in the early 1950s and served on many committees. She participated in the Baltimore Yearly Meeting and Friends General Conference. She and her husband were members of the sexuality study committee of the Friends General Conference.

She also served on the committee that laid the groundwork for the union of the Stony Run and Homewood yearly meetings.

For 16 years, she was a member of the managing board of the Friends Journal, a bimonthly publication. For the last four years of her term, she was chairman of the Philadelphia-based board.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Stony Run Friends Meeting House, 5116 N. Charles St.

She is survived by a son, Randall Lawrence Webb of Ann Arbor, Mich.; a daughter, Alison Elaine Webb Schweiger of Baltimore; a sister, Anna Brooks Benjamin of Whitewater, Wis.; and two grandchildren.

! Pub Date: 4/05/97

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