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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
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2000  L

  Lantz, Lewis "Junior";  

Lantz, Lewis "Junior"

Lewis "Junior" Lantz, 74, rural Wauseon, died at his residence Thursday, May 25, 2000.
            Born April 17, 1926, in Archbold, he was a son of Lewis and Alice (Gigax) Lantz. On Dec. 24, 1949, he married Eloise Kast who preceded him in death on Oct. 20, 1999.
            He was a lifelong resident of the Morenci-Fayette area and formerly employed at ITT in Archbold where he retired in 1993. He was a member of the Inlet Mennonite Church and served his country in the US Navy in WW II and the Korean Conflict.
            Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Richard (Susan) Henricks, Fayette; Sandra Lantz, Lyons; Kathleen Demaline, Wauseon; Mrs. Leslie (Barbara) Allen, Morenci; three sons, Mrs. Ronald (Dianne) Lantz, Archbold; David and James Lantz, Wauseon; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marjorie Lantz and Mrs. Jim (Arlene) Smith, both of Morenci.
            Funeral services were at the Inlet Mennonite Church, Saturday, at. 11 a.m. Rick Jones was the officiating pastor. Burial was in the Lyons Cemetery.
Obituary: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 31 May 2000
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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