Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 17 October 2008 02:48Elmer Jantz, 91, a retired farmer and mechanic of Burns, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Moundridge Manor.
Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Eden Mennonite Church with Pastors Lowell Koehn, Roland Koehn and Vernon Koehn officiating.
Burial was at Eden Mennonite Church Cemetery in Burns.
He was born Jan. 8, 1917 to Eli B. and Adina (Eck) Jantz in Montezuma. He married Dorothy Koehn in Halstead on April 20, 1941.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Cheryl and Richard Koehn of DeRidder, La.; sons, Jerald and LaVonne Jantz of Burns and James and Karen Jantz of El Dorado Springs, Mo.; sister, Frances Koehn of Montezuma; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. at Peterson Funeral Home in Newton.
A memorial fund has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and Gospel Tract and Bible Society in care of the funeral home, 215 N. Main, Newton, KS. 67114.