Wayne E. Frantz
Wayne E. Frantz, 70, of Springfield, died at 3:58 am, Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 1, 1948 in Springfield to William and Lucille (Cantrall) Frantz. He married Susan Holliday on September 1, 1969 and she preceded him in death on January 16, 2008.
He is also preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his three children, Amanda (Michael) Rhodes of Riverton, Scott Frantz of Springfield, and Keith Frantz of Divernon; five grandchildren, David (Morgan) Frantz, Anthony Frantz, Erica Rhodes, Andrew Rhodes, and Wyatt Frantz; two great grandchildren, Gabriella and Cooper Frantz; two sisters, Carol Frantz and Lorraine Brown both of Springfield; one brother, Bill Frantz of Springfield; a very special lady friend, Peggy Neal of Springfield and her children, Desirée Webber and Tiffany Melcher; several nieces, nephews, and cousins and his canine companion, Elvis.
Wayne retired after forty years of service as a janitor. He was a member of the Vintage Car Club, and enjoyed car part shopping, attending street rodder car shows, and antiques. He especially loved his 1930 Ford pickup truck.
Per Wayne’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded and there are no services planned at this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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