Herbert Hantz Obituary

Herbert A. Hantz
Herbert A. Hantz
Herbert A. Hantz

March 21, 1921 - February 21, 2008
Born in Decatur, IL
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Herbert Arthur Hantz passed away on February 21, 2008 at Arbor Springs Care Center. A visitation will be held from 3 to 5 pm, Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm, Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at First United Methodist Church in Geneseo, IL with burial to follow in Northside Cemetery.

Herb was born March 21, 1921 in Decatur, IL the son of Walter and Nellie Mae (Jackson) Hantz. After his father passed away his mother was remarried to Frank Catour. He was in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Herb lived in Des Moines since 1946 and received his Bachelor and Master Degrees from Drake University. He was a teacher in Des Moines Public Schools for 36 years. Herb was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Herb is survived by his sister-in-law, Arlene Hantz of California; two nephews, Robert and Roger Hantz of California and numerous cousins including Duane and Nancy Strunk of Champaign, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents, step father and brother, Robert.

Memorial contributions may be made to Geneseo Endowment for Excellence in Education, P.O. Box 211 in Geneseo, IL 61254.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
First United Methodist Church-Geneseo
Geneseo, IL US
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
1:00 PM