Lelah Laverne (Gearhart) Balogh of Mayville, age 88, went to be with the Lord on March 5, 2019 at Satchell’s Christian Retirement Home in Caro.
She was born December 30, 1930, in Geistown, Pennsylvania to the late George and Opal (Knavel) Gearhart. Lelah married Steve Balogh on January 27, 1951, at Dunmeyer Lutheran Church in Elton, Pennsylvania. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mayville.
Lelah is survived by her husband, Steve; daughters: Rosanna (Andy) Mahalic of Morristown, Tennessee, Charla (Robert) Phillips of New Boston, and Dorinda Krueger of Arlinton, Minnesota; one son, Terry (Raetta) Balogh of Mayville; one sister, JoAnn Balogh; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Lelah was preceded in death by a son, Stevie Brian Balogh; her parents; and brother, Kermit Gearhart.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mayville with Pastor Terry Balogh officiating. The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be at Michigan Memorial Cemetery in Flat Rock.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Mayville.
Friends may share an online condolence at www.avramfuneralhome.com.

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