John Lantz

Cremation to take place

No public funeral service

Obituary of John David Lantz

John David Lantz, of St Marys, passed away peacefully at Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth on March 12, 2024 at 10:50 pm at the age of 80.

Born in Stratford and raised on a farm north of Shakespeare. John enjoyed all outdoor activities throughout his life, such as camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, 4 wheeling, RV’n, dancing and playing cards.


John belonged to numerous clubs over the years, Shakespeare Optimist Club, Youth Athletics, North Easthope Tug o War, and the Shakespeare Volunteer Fire Dept.


John worked his whole life and never took a sick day. He worked with Hutton Transport, Gladhill Transport, as well as owning and operating a livestock hauling company.


John is survived by his loving partner Pat Willert, her two childen Leanne, and Jennifer and his 3 children David, Kelly (Kevin) and Chad (Leslie). John leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, 1 niece, 1 nephew and his brother Robert Lantz.


In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to

Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth

80 Greenwood Dr, Stratford, ON N5A 0J1 


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