Funeral services for Louise Jantz, 88, of Custer City will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Custer City.
She died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Angel-wood Living Center in Clinton.
Alma Louise Jantz was born Jan. 10, 1931, to Cressley L. and Florence Catherine (Avery) Bourlier in Thomas. She was raised in Thomas and Custer City, and graduated from Custer City High school in 1950.
On Nov. 4, 1951, she married Harry R. Jantz at First United Methodist Church in Custer City.
The couple went to Woodland, Calif., for their honeymoon and stayed five months. They returned in May for harvest, and then made their home on a farm six miles west of Custer City. In 1964 they bought a farm five miles west of Custer City.
Jantz was active in performing her duties as a farmer’s wife, and supported the many meetings and organizations her husband was involved with.
She was a longtime active member of the First United Methodist Church in Custer City. She was an accomplished seamstress and a good cook.
In 1982 Jantz and her husband became travel hosts for Rural Route Tours International and traveled extensively all over the world and to most of the U.S.
Jantz was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter-in-law, Marcia Jantz; a brother-in-law, Parker Ingram; and a sister-in-law, Geraldine Bourlier.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryle Crawford and husband Isaac, and a son, LeRoy Jantz, all of Custer City; a brother, Bobby Bourlier and wife Loretta of Norman; and a sister, Mary Anne Ingram of Oklahoma City.
Jantz is also survived by four grandchildren, Jason Crawford and wife Jennifer of Mannford, Erik Crawford and wife Amber of Hinton, James Steffes and wife Stephanie of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Jessica Benavidez and husband Antonio of Custer City; and five great-grandchildren, A.J., Arieth, Dakota, Payton and Lexi.
The family will greet guests from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
The service will be officiated by Pastor Gregory Keith. Burial will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Custer City under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.