Helen L. Lantz
Helen L. Lantz
  • March 6, 1927 - August 26, 2016
  • New Haven, Indiana

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Helen L. Lantz, 89, of New Haven, passed away at home on August 26, 2016. Born on March 6, 1927, in Allen County, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Erlena Kurtz. She is survived by her children; Patrick Lantz, Joanna (Richard Kriz) Carr, Jayne Long and Kim Christen; grandchildren, Paul (Jody), Jennifer, Jessica, Julia, Jerry (Erin) & Jeff; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Tom (Dorothy), John (Mary Lou), George (June) and Doris; and her beloved cat, Charles. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lantz; siblings, Robert, Marjorie and Catherine; and son-in-law, Steve Christen. A lot of people will remember her as the "Apple Lady" at the Lantz Orchard.
Funeral service will be 10am Wednesday August 31, at Hockemeyer Funeral Home, 17629 State Road 37, Harlan, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm, Tuesday August 30, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Harlan Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to Parkview Home Health and Hospice.