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Donald Mantz

1908 - 1963

Dec. 26, 1963

Donald Mantz Rites Friday


Johnson Creek

Area Man Found

Dead Wednesday



Funeral services will be conducted here Friday at 2 p.m. at the Schmutzler Funeral Home for Donald C. Mantz, 55, route 1, Johnson Creek who was found dead by morning in a barn on his property.


Coroner Ewald Reichert said there will be no inquest.


Mr. Mantz was born Sept. 7, 1908 at Waupun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Mantz and had lived in the Johnson Creek area since 1910 when the family moved there.


He was a graduate of Johnson Creek High School and was confirmed in St. Johnís Lutheran Church at Johnson Creek.He attended Lawrence College.


Mr. Mantz was a member of the Aztalan Town Board for many years and was highly thought of and respected throughout that area and was a trusted and well liked friend of those who knew him.


Ladish Plant Employee


For over 15 years he had been employed at the plant of the Ladish Malt Company at Jefferson Junction.


He married Leola Burmaster in 1936.


Surviving are his wife, his mother, Mrs. Nora M. Mantz of Johnson Creek; a son, William R. Mantz at home, and a cousin, Mrs. Clifford Weiss of Jefferson.His father and a son preceded him in death.


Mr. Mantz was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Farmington.


The Rev. Franklin Dobratz will officiate at the service here tomorrow. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.




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