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Dorothy Jantz

d. August 2, 2019

Dorothy Jantz 99, died Friday August 2, 2019 at Moundridge Manor.  She was born October 29, 1919 in Halstead, Kansas to Enoch D. and Anna (Smith) Koehn. On April 20, 1941 she married Elmer E. Jantz at Halstead, Kansas and he preceded her in death on October 15, 2008.


Dorothy was a member of the Eden Church of God in Christ in Rural Burns, Kansas. 


She is survived by her sons: Jerald and his wife LaVonne Jantz of Burns, Kansas; Sister Edna Koehn of Newton, Kansas; seven grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 Sisters in law Jenette Koehn of Burns, Kansas and Norma Koehn of Texline, TX and a Daughter in law Sharon Koehn of DeRidder, Louisiana.


Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, husband; Grandson and his wife Timothy and Cynthia Koehn. Son, James and his wife Karen Jantz; Daughter,  Cheryl and her husband Richard Koehn; Brothers Jesse, Glen and Stanley Koehn and Sisters, Caroline Fast, Agnes Jantz, Evelyn Jantz, Wilma Schmidt, Pansy Koehn, Neva Jantz and Jeralyn Koehn


Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday August 6, 2019 at Eden Mennonite Church in Burns with Ministers Roland Koehn presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Petersen Funeral Home 215 North Main Newton.


Memorials are suggested to Moundridge Manor in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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