L. Jean (Rees) Lontz

Born: Sun., Jul. 22, 1928
Died: Fri., Jul. 26, 2013


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Jul. 30, 2013
Location: Salm-McGill-Tangeman

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jul. 30, 2013

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L. Jean Lontz, 85, passed away at Fair Haven Shelby County Home, Sidney, Ohio on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 6:35 AM.  She was born July 22, 1928 in Sidney, Ohio, the daughter of Louis and Lenore (Chambers) Rees.  They are deceased.  She was married to Robert Lontz on April 18, 1975 and he survives in Sidney along with three daughters, Carol Renner and husband Kenneth of Delphos, Ohio; Trisha Boyd of Sidney, Ohio and Norma Murphy and husband David of Miamisburg, Ohio; two sons, Del Edington and wife Luann of Wapakoneta, Ohio and Steve Edington of Bryan, Ohio; two step-daughters, Sharon Lontz of Celina, Ohio and Bobbie McElhinney and husband Paul of Piqua, Ohio and step-son, Eric Lontz of Sidney, Ohio.  Also surviving is a son-in-law, Tony Neely of Sidney.  A step-daughter, Brenda Neely is deceased and also a daughter-in-law, Rita Lontz is deceased.  Also surviving are several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.  Mrs. Lontz was a 1946 graduate of Sidney High School.  She sold Avon for 17 years and was a member of the President’s Club for Avon Products.  She loved to crochet and she made Care Bears.  She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church, Sidney.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Peterson. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.  Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 9-11 AM.  Condolences may be expressed to the Lontz family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home’s web site at:  www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

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   Posted Fri July 26, 2013
Good bye my dear friend and second mom. I will miss you more than you know. Please embrace Brenda and Diana for me and tell them I love them.

Judy Rees Hickey
   Posted Sat July 27, 2013
So sorry to hear about your loss of Jean. We have many fond memories of her. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to all- Diane Rees Coates and Judy Rees Hickey

Pat Wendel
   Posted Sat July 27, 2013
I was so sorry to read about Jean passing. She has been in my thoughts so many times. She was there so often for me for me. I have many fond memories of her. All of you will be in my prayers.

Maggie Staugler
   Posted Tue July 30, 2013
Bob, and family I just want to tell you how sorry I am for you loss. I am so glad that I got to know you and her for a small amount of time, but I will remember all of you for ever.
God be with you always,
Maggie Staugler
STNA- Fair Haven Nursing Home

Ron and Leslie Cooper
   Posted Tue July 30, 2013
Bob, We are so sorry for the loss of your wife. We are praying for you daily!! We love you!

The Cooper Family

Linda with Meals on Wheels
   Posted Wed July 31, 2013
So sorry for your loss. She was always sooooo sweet when I brought her her meal. My prayers are with you.