Paul S. Lantz
MANSFIELD: Paul S. Lantz, age 99, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Shelby Pointe.
An area resident all of his life, he was born July 22, 1913 in Jackson Township, Richland County, Ohio the son of the late Charley C. and Blanche M. (Crall) Lantz.
Paul was a 1932 graduate of Shelby High School and was a farmer and carpenter all of his life. He was the oldest lifelong member of Clay Memorial Lutheran Church. He had been the president of Union Local School Board, a charter member and volunteer for the Franklin Twp. Fire Department and a Franklin Twp. Trustee.
Paul is survived by his children: Charles Richard (Nancy) Lantz of Wooster, Paul William (Ruth) Lantz of Columbus, Michael Don (Barbara) Lantz of Mansfield; 4 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; several step great grandchildren; He was preceded in death by his wife: Ruth E. (Robinson) Lantz on September 3, 2008; by 3 brothers: Alfred, Leon, and Glenn Lantz; and by an infant granddaughter: Victoria Lynn Lantz.
Funeral services for Paul will be announced at a later date. Care provided by the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby. To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit: www.turnerfuneralhomeshelby.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Clay Memorial Lutheran Church or the Franklin Township Fire Department.