Evelyn Marie Jantz

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Evelyn Marie Jantz, 92, of Metz, passed from this life on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Nevada Nursing and Rehab, in Nevada. Evelyn was born March 20, 1924, in Halstead, Kan., to Isaac and Susie (Dirks) Decker. She was united in marriage to Marion G. Jantz on March 16, 1947, in Halstead, Kan., and he survives.

Evelyn was raised in the rural Halstead area. Following her marriage to Marion they came to Missouri in 1948 and made their home in the rural Metz area. Evelyn was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, gardening, and quilting, but she especially loved doing for others.

In addition to her husband, Marion, she is survived by her children, Velma Boehs and her husband, Harold, Nevada, Mary Koehn, Richards, Daniel Jantz, Nevada, and Phyllis Hiebert and her husband, Ray, Saragosa, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 18, at Bethany Mennonite Church, in Rich Hill, Mo. Interment will follow in the Bethany Mennonite Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, at the church.

Contributions may be made in her name to the Bethany Mennonite Church Benevolent Fund.

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