Diane Jantz


Funeral services for Diane Jantz, 55, of Custer City will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the First Christian Church in Custer City. 
She died Monday, June 11, 2018, in the AllianceHealth Clinton emergency room.
Marcia Diane (Lee) Jantz was born Sept. 8, 1962, to Lyle and Mary Frances (Fry) Lee in Stillwater. She was raised in Custer City and graduated from Custer City High School in 1980. She attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. 
Jantz was employed at her parent’s grocery store, Lee’s Grocery, for several years. 
She married Mickey Steffes in Custer City, and later married LeRoy Jantz in 1984 and afterward the couple made their home in Custer. 
Along with her sister, Jantz owned and operated the Farmer’s Branch Restaurant in Thomas. In Clinton she worked at the Sonic Drive-In, Atwood’s, Red Rock Behavioral Unit and the SWOSU cafeteria in Weatherford. Her last position was with the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Clinton. 
Jantz was a member of the Custer City Christian Church and enjoyed sewing, reading, making jewelry and spending time with her grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her mother and a grandson, Aiden.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; two children, James Steffes and wife Stephanie of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Jessica Benavidez and husband Antonio of Custer City; her father and step-mother, Donna Lee, of Clinton; a sister, Donna Long and husband Jeff of Custer City; and a brother, Don Lee and wife Tammie of Weatherford.
She is also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
The family will greet guest at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
The service will be officiated by Doyle Kinney. Burial will conclude at Custer City Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

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