Ray Jantz, 96 year-old Enid resident, was born January 13, 1925 in Fort Cobb, OK to Jonathan and Lena (Koehn) Jantz. He passed away November 19, 2021 in Enid.
On November 26, 1960, Ray married Wanda Lou Brining. Together, they made their home in Meno, OK. Ray served his community in many capacities including being a lifelong farmer, custom harvester and grave digger. Ray and Wanda moved to Golden Oaks twenty years ago where he loved to fish.
Ray enjoyed farming, fishing, welding and collecting antiques.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wanda; two sisters, Viola and Kathleen; two brothers, Harold and Roy and nephew, Esley Dean Koehn.
Ray is survived by many nieces and nephews, Donnis Lang; Nancy Koehn; Joyce Singleton and husband, Dwight; Jann Ensz; Mike Jantz and wife, Beverly; great nieces and great nephews, Delena Hukle and husband, Grant; Spencer Koehn and wife, Kristen; Annesha Dib and husband, Joe; Celeste Ezell and husband, Daniel; Keynan Koehn; Ryan Singleton and wife, Wendy; Russell Singleton and wife, Shelley; Sharla Mills and husband, Terry; Kari Vetter and husband, Steven; Kevin Jantz and wife, Jami; Joshua Jantz and wife, Delissa as well as numerous great-great nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, in the Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel with the burial following 2 p.m. in Short Springs Cemetery, east of Alva. Viewing was available 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, November 23 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in Ray’s name to OMRF – Heart or Diabetes Division with Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home acting as custodian of the fund.
Condolences can be made online at www.enidwecare.com