Share This Obituary
Send Flowers
flowers logo


Memories & Candles

“Please accept our sincere sympathy on your loss. We know Nita will be missed by many, but we also know she's rejoicing in heaven now. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Ed and Glenda Powell - GA


Juanita H. Lortz, 86, of Sarasota, FL, died on Jan. 26, 2013. Services will be at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Grace Bapitst Church. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Nita was born in Alton IL and moved to Sarasota on July 4th 1958. A wonderful wife, married to Russell for 62 years. A tender mother and a beautiful homemaker, active in Sarasota Jr. League , The Field Club, Grace Baptist Church, and a gourmet cook. She is a woman who above all loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Russell E. Lortz, Jr., sons, Samuel Lortz of Greenville SC, Stephen Lortz of Sarasota, FL, a daughter, Sandy Traugott of Orlando FL, brothers, Tom Haynes, Lexington, KY, Richard Haynes, New Albany, IN, sister, Nancy Croft of Hopkinsville, KY; 9 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.