Lantz, Lloyd (September 21, 1910 - July 2, 1969)

Lloyd Lantz Succumbs

Douglas Budget - July 10, 1969

Services were held Saturday, July 5, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Glendo for Lloyd M. Lantz, a resident of Glendo since 1920. Mr. Lantz passed away at his home in Glendo Wednesday, July 2, after an extended illness. Services were conducted by the Rev. Barthol Svete, with interment at Glendo’s Horseshoe Cemetery. Pallbearers were Everett Weimer, Home Trimble, Everett Engling, Albert Bennett, Nathan Replogle, and B.F. "Bud" O'Niel of Cheyenne. Honorary pallbearers were the boys Lloyd first started out in Little League baseball; C.A. and Joe Thomas, John and Dan Wood, David Anderson, Harold McVay, John Cowger, Casey Collins, Don Smathers, and Hal Amick. Flagbearers at the graveside military observance were Harold Malkuch, Loyle Millikin, Robert McCormick and Donald Sanborn; Hal Amick played taps.

Lloyd was born in Ft. Collins, Colo., Sept. 21, 1910. He moved with his grandparents to Glendo where they homesteaded east of the river, and has made his home here ever since. He married Rose M. Thomas April 20, 1942. During WW II he served in the U.S. Army from 1942 through 1945. He was a Tech-4 Sgt. In the Transportation Corps. He was active in Little League baseball and girls softball, managing teams from Glendo for years. A memorial fund has been established, with proceeds going to the Glendo boys and girls baseball fund.

Survivors include his wife, Rose M. Lantz; two daughters, Loydene Lantz Cain of Wheatland, and Judy Lantz of Seattle, Wash.; and grandchildren Sammy Cain, Jr., and Lisa Kae Cain.

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