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Melvin Jantzen

Services for Melvin F. Jantzen, 92, who died Friday at Moundridge Manor, will be 10:30 a.m. today at Meridian Mennonite Church, rural Hesston.

Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Protection to Edgar and Lillie (Holbert) Jantzen, he married Lena Koehn March 25, 1951, in Montezuma.

She died in 1986. On Jan. 31, 1988, he married Velma Dyck in Hesston. She died in 2008.

Survivors include daughter Lea Isaac of Hillsboro; sons Scott Jantzen of Wichita and Daniel Jantzen; brothers, Kenneth Jantzen of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Nelson Jantzen of Montezuma; sister, Levina Schmidt of Montezuma; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A grandson, Jeremy Isaac, predeceased him in 1993.

Burial will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cimarron Mennonite Church, Cimarron.

A memorial fund has been established with Moundridge Manor.

Last modified Feb. 11, 2021