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Edward Lantz, Jr.

d. November 5, 2022

Edward L. Lantz, Jr., age 88, of Columbus, passed away on November 5, 2022. He was born on April 1, 1934, in Columbus.

Ed retired as a Lt. from Upper Arlington Fire Department after over 30 years of service. He was the former Vice President of the 5th District OAPFF. He was a member of both the West Gate Masonic Lodge and the Columbia Heights United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Sr. and Helen (Young) Lantz; brother, Jim Willis and sister, Juanita Wenger.

He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Barbara Lantz; son, Victor (Chris) Lantz; daughters, Tammy (Ken) Murray and Karen (Bill) Lane; brother, Chuck (Nancy) Lantz; grandchildren, Nicholas (Emily) Lantz, Ryan (Amanda) Lantz, Brittany (Craig) Hermiller, Patrick (Cheyenne) Lane, Caitlyn (Nathan Brader) Lane and Will (Cailean) Lane; great-grandchildren, Ophelia, Mackenzie, Isabella, Khloe, Harper, Noah, Owen, Camden and soon to be baby girl Lantz.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265, Norwich Street, Hilliard, Ohio, 43026, where a funeral service will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery, Galloway.

In memory of Ed, donations may be made to Columbus Children’s Hospital Burns Clinic, 555 South 18th Street, Suite 6F, Columbus, Ohio 43205.

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