Funeral services for Vernon William Lantz were held at the Wilson Watson
Funeral Home in Mt. Ayr
Saturday afternoon at 1:30.
Officiating the service was Rev. David Canfield. Music was provided by Mrs.
Casketbearers were Don Cordell, Greg Breiner, Elmer Livingston, and Eugene
Vernon William Lantz, son of Walter H. and Etta May Lantz was born at Tabor,
Iowa on May 31, 1909
and departed this life on November 16, 1995 at the Greater Community Hospital
His entire life was spent in Blockton, Redding and Lenox except for three
years when he lived in
California. He was an employee of Ringgold county for 29 years.
On December 20, 1933 he was united in marriage with Lorene Norris and to this
union they were
blessed with two daughters, Loretta Ann and Ila Jean.
In 1940 he accepted Christ as his personal Savior and became a member of the
Assembly of God church of which he was faithful to his calling as a Sunday
school teacher for many years.
He was preceded in death his parents, Walter and Etta May; wife Lorene; two
brothers, Raymond and
Gaylord; three sisters Wilma Lantz, Stella Ewart, and Elsie Matheny; and one
great granddaughter Cynthia Marshall.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Ann and husband Don Cordell of
Fremont, Neb. and Ila and husband Elmer Livingston of Corwith, Iowa; many
grand and step grandchildren, other family members and a very special friend
Vernon was laid to rest in the Redding Cemetery in Redding, Iowa.
Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014