Neva Mae (Koehn) Jantz

Female 1929 - 2008  (79 years)


Jantz, Neva Mae

The Newton Kansan

Neva Mae Jantz

BURNS - Neva Mae Jantz, 79, passed away Sunday (Feb. 17, 2008) at Moundridge Manor in Moundridge.

She was born Feb. 8, 1929, in Halstead to Enoch D. and Anna (Smith) Koehn. They preceded her in death.

She married Clifford Jantz on May 26, 1963. He preceded her in death on March 29, 2002.

Neva was a member of the Eden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, in rural Burns. She worked as a nurse aide at several different hospitals. Neva also helped her husband with their dairy operation. She enjoyed using her nursing skills, sitting with people at night. Neva enjoyed cooking and caring for her family. She looked forward to spending time with her loving family and many friends.

Survivors include a daughter, Jana Smith of Burns; sons, Michael Jantz of Cochise, Ariz., and Bradley Jantz of Burns; sisters, Dorothy Jantz of Burns, Edna Koehn of Newton and Pansy Koehn of Burns; brothers, Glen Koehn of Texline, Texas, and Stanley Koehn of Burns; and 10 grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by sisters, Caroline Fast, Agnes Jantz, Evelyn Jantz, Wilma Schmidt and Jeralyn Koehn; brother, Jesse Koehn; and granddaughter, Carly Jantz.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Eden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, with Lowell Koehn, Vernon Koehn and Roland Koehn officiating.

Burial will be at Eden Mennonite Church Cemetery in Burns.

Memorial contributions may be made to Harry Hynes Hospice and Moundridge Manor in care of the funeral home.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date19 Feb 2008
Linked toNeva Mae (Koehn) Jantz

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