1940 - January 14, 2015
Linda D. Lantz, 74, of Logansport, Indiana, passed away peacefully at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, in her home, surrounded by her family, after a long, valiant battle with cancer.
Born October 27, 1940, in Plymouth, she was the daughter of Donald D. and Amy Lou Head Dinius. She was married June 12, 1963, in Logansport, to Jerry D. Lantz, who survives.
A 1958 graduate of Logansport High School, Linda was a proud alumnus of Indiana University. In 1962, she graduated from the Bloomington campus with a Bachelor of Science in accounting.
As a Certified Public Accountant, she began her career in South Bend working for the Internal Revenue Service. Linda worked for Chambers Accounting LLC for many years before opening her own accounting firm in 1993.
Linda attended Deer Creek Presbyterian Church. Her skills with accounting landed her the position of treasurer in many local organizations including the Cass County Historical Society. She was active in the Second Mother's Study Club, Altrusa, Logan's Landing, and the Domestic Violence Task Force. She served as past president and treasurer of the Cass County Chapter of the Indiana Alumni Association. She was also a past president of the Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce board of directors. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, golf, and travel.
Surviving with her husband are her daughter, Laura Lantz Worthington, of Logansport; grandchildren Amy K. Worthington and Bryan W. Worthington, both of Logansport; one sister and brother-in-law, Dona (Dinius) and Terry L. Jones, Westlake, Ohio; nieces, Julie Sabre and Allison Forsyth, both of Bay Village, Ohio; and one nephew Ryan Jones, of Frederick , Colorado; and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, David Lantz.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 18, 2015, in Fisher Funeral Chapel.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 19th in the funeral chapel with Pastor Harry Roselle officiating.
Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Logansport.
You may light a candle of hope in remembrance of Linda, share condolences in her guestbook, and view her video tribute online at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the Deer Creek Presbyterian Church and the Cass County Historical Society. (1-15-2015)
Obituary from Fisher Funeral Chapel website.