Lantz, Marilyn Jo (Steiner)

MARILYN JO (STEINER) LANTZ of Goshen, Ind., 85, spouse to Rev. James Lantz, retired Elder, and grandmother to Rev. Christopher Lantz, Elder serving LaGrange First United Methodist Church, died Friday, September 8, 2017. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 12, Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 South Huntington Street, Syracuse, IN. Services will held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 13, Syracuse Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 South Huntington Street, Syracuse, IN 46567. 

She is survived by spouse, Rev. James Lantz; children, Steven (Sheri) Lantz, Anderson, IN; William (Kathy) Lantz, Syracuse, IN; Ann (Agnes) Lantz, Colorado Springs, CO; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be shared with The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), C/O Calvary United Methodist Church (address above), or Ecumenical Social Ministries of Colorado Springs, 201 North Weber Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. 

Condolences may be shared with Rev. James Lantz, 1551 Redbud Court, Goshen, IN 46526, and Rev. Christopher Lantz, 209 West Spring Street, LaGrange, IN 46761. 

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