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September 25, 2008


Vivian M Lantz, 83, of Wyaconda, MO, formerly of Bushnell, IL, passed away September 14, 2008, at Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk, IA.

She was born February 3, 1925, in Bushnell, IL, the daughter of Earl and Marie (Haffner) Walters.

She first married Lee R. Paul on June 8, 1946. He died June 15, 1968. She later married Richard L. Lantz on August 30, 1969, in Bushnell, IL. He survives.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and one brother.

Survivors also include three sons, Ronald W. Paul of Wyaconda, MO, Lindal (Mary) Paul of Ellisville and Gene (Penny) Paul of Wyaconda, MO; one daughter, Sonia (Roger) Kaldenberg of Memphis, MO; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Dale Walters and Lyle Walters, both of Bushnell, IL.

She worked for Mickelbury’s in Bushnell, IL, until it closed.

Services were held September 18, 2008, at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell, IL, the Rev. Trisha Chapman officiating. Burial was in the Bushnell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Keokuk Area Hospital, Keokuk, IA.

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