Elda Rogene (Penner) Schrag Jantzen

Female 1935 - 2019  (83 years)


Schrag-Jantzen, Elda R

The Newton Kansan

Elda Schrag-Jantzen


Elda R. Schrag-Jantzen, 83, went to her heavenly home Monday (Jan. 28, 2019) at her home in North Newton. She was born Oct. 14, 1935, in Newton, to Peter P. and Marie (Ratzlaff) Penner. Elda graduated from Inman High School and had worked in food service at Newton High School for 16 years and at Bethel College Granary. She was a member of West Zion Mennonite Church.

On May 3, 2008, she married Dale Jantzen in Hesston. They shared 10 years of marriage. He survives.

Other survivors include children, Kerry Schrag (Sue Smith) of Topeka, Leslie (LeAnn) Schrag of Newton and Janell (John) Janzen of Newton; sisters, Lavina (Austin) Havens of McPherson and Velma Unruh of Galva; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Elda was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Abe Schrag in 1983 and Paul Schrag in 2005; sisters: Mary Ratzlaff, Anna Duerksen, Lena Schmidt and Hulda Androes; brothers, Dave Penner and Henry Penner; and great-granddaughter, Emery Grace Preston.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 2, 2019) at West Zion Mennonite Church, Moundridge. Burial will follow in West Zion Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 1, 2019) at Moundridge Funeral Home, with family to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, in care of Moundridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 410, Moundridge, KS 67107.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date31 Jan 2019
Linked toElda Rogene (Penner) Schrag Jantzen

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