Ed Lanz

Died: Thu., Jun. 22, 2017


Visitation

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 25, 2017
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM, Mon., Jun. 26, 2017
Location: Apostolic Christian Church


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Jun. 26, 2017
Location: Apostolic Christian Church


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Edward M. ‘Ed’ Lanz, age 84, of Oakville, died Thursday afternoon, June 22, 2017, at the Wapello Specialty Care in Wapello.  The son of Edward and Anna Bahler Lanz, he was born on January 10, 1933 in Oakville.  He married Joan R. Wiegand on January 23, 1955 at the Oakville Apostolic Christian Church.

He graduated from Oakville High School.  Ed was a farmer and was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church.  He served as a minister and elder for many years at the Oakville Apostolic Christian Church.  He enjoyed his family, his church, friends, and meeting new people.

His family includes his wife, Joan; children, Kathy & Curt Frank of Mediapolis, Ken & Janet Lanz of Wapello, Keith & Tonya Lanz of Mediapolis, Joni & Troy Massner of Wapello, Tom & Mary Lanz of Oakville, and Ron & Timna Lanz of Oakville; 43 grandchildren; 75 great grandchildren; a brother Robert Lanz of Oakville; and a son-in-law, Gary Schulz of Burlington.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Karen Schulz.

The funeral service for Edward Lanz will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Apostolic Christian Church in Mediapolis.  The ministers of the church will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, rural Oakville.

The family will meet friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Sunday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello and also from 9:00 to 9:45 AM on Monday at the church.

Memorial gifts will benefit the Apostolic Christian Church, Wapello Specialty Care, and Great River Hospice.

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David and Ethel Wiegand
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Wishing you God's continued Grace and comfort during this time. We've been blessed to observe Bro. Ed's efforts as he served our Lord. May His abiding presence be with you all in the days ahead.
With our love, David and Ethel

Sharon Gherian
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
Dear family of Bro. Ed: My deepest sympathy in the passing of your beloved husband, father and grandfather. I always appreciated his kind and gentle spirit, and believe he left wonderful examples of Christian faith for all who knew him. May God comfort your hearts as many of us keep you in prayer.

Bill Schifferer
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
Sorry to hear of your loss. Thankful for your Dad's faithful example and loving encouragement. Wishing you God's grace and comfort.

Roger and LaVonne Aberle
   Posted Tue June 27, 2017
Our love to all who will feel the void left by dear Ed. We are beneficaries of His many labors for the Lord and we too feel the loss. We rejoice in His spiritual victory and reward. lovingly, Roger and LaVonne Aberle

Julie (Feucht) & Larry Bahr
   Posted Mon July 10, 2017
Our sympathy to each of you in the passing of Bro. Ed. He proved me with Elder Bro. Leo Moser in 1981 and now they are both gone. We had the privilege of hosting Bro. Ed & Sis. Joan in our home for a weekend in Ft. Scott after I was married. I always appreciated his gentle, loving spirit and steadfastness. Thankful he could attain his victory in Jesus and for his efforts in preserving the faith for the next generations.

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