The vocalist who sang for Virginia Dale in HOLIDAY INN(1942) and on the Decca recordings of the songs has passed away...
Margaret M. Lenhart of Poulsbo
Nov. 7, 1916 - July 27, 2010
Singer- Ms. Margaret M. Lenhart, born in Renton, WA, became a star singer on network radio after winning the "Gateway to Hollywood" contest in the early 30's. A featured soloist on the Camel Caravan on NBC she also performed on a number of recordings among them the original "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby.
She is survived by 3 children: Diana McArdle, Valerie Phimister, and Dan Erlenborn, grandmother of 8: Cathy, Tim, Gary, Jeanette, Stephen, Chelsie, Hope, and Tess; great grandmother of 5: Crystal, Rachel, Sydney, Rowan, and Harper.
A memorial service will be held at The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary, 22272 Foss Rd NE Poulsbo, WA, August 11th at 11 AM.
An online memorial can be viewed at www.lewischapel.com