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Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa

OBITUARY ~ MARYANN GEPNER FRANTZ

Maryann FRANTZ, age 70, of Glidden passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at Eventide Nursing Home in Denison, Iowa.

Born on October 23, 1937 at Garnett, Kansas, she was the daughter of Oren "Skip" and Cleo (HAWLEY) GEPNER. She was a 1955 graduate of Mount Ayr high school and then attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri where she earned her degree in education. She was married to Gaylen FRANTZ on May 28, 1961 at the United Methodist Church in Carroll.

Maryann taught kindergarten in the Glidden-Ralston school district. Later she was an adult basic education instructor at several training centers including Now Hope Village and Mallard View. She also worked in housekeeping ans as the activities coordinator at Mallard View. Before retiring, she worked at Swan House.

Maryann enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, family and friends, as well as her pets. She enjoyed car rides, gardening and music.

Surviving are a son, Colin FRANTZ, and his fiance, Melanie MILLER, of Glidden, Iowa; a daughter, D'Ambra KNOWLES of Manson, Iowa; grandchildren, Brandon CLAPPER of Fort Dodge, Iowa and Carly KNOWLES and JEsse KNOWLES, both of Manson, Iowa; brothers, Karl GEPNER and his wife, Mary Kathryn, of Benton, Iowa, Don GEPNER and his wife, Dianna, of Brooklyn, Iowa and Joe GEPNER of Mount Ayr, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Rhonda GEPNER of Griswold, Iowa and a sister-in-law, Gail GILES of Colorado.

Maryann was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylen "Chic"; her mother, Cleo; her father, Oren "Skip"; her mother and father-in-law, Harry and Minnie FRANTZ; and brothers, Marvin, Bill and Larry "Bo."

Funeral services were held Monday, May 12, 2008, at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden with Rev. Chad JENNINGS of the United Methodist Church in Glidden officiating.

Casket bearers were Tom WEBER, Butch WEBER, Mike LLOYD, Butch JANNING, Bill WENGER and Brandon CLAPPER. Honorary casket bearers were Elmer DAIKER, Dick WEBER, Bob SCHULTZ, Tom VAUGHN and Denton WENGER.

Burial was in the Lanesboro Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com.

Submission by Ann Wyer, July of 2012

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