Keith Lee Lantz, age 63, life-long resident of Delta, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was Born August 29, 1956 to Emerson Lantz and Helen Cottrell. Keith enriched his education at Four County Vocational School by engaging in the first diesel mechanics program offered at the campus while graduating from Delta High School in 1974.
Retired superintendent of the Delta Wastewater Treatment Plant, Keith was known as a "Jack of all trades." After retirement he served two terms on the Village Council. A socialite by natural Keith enjoyed the various gatherings as a member of the Delta Eagles Chapter. Known for his enthusiasm as a regular Harley Davidson rider throughout his life, his legacy lives on in the motorcycle community.
His outlook on life was derived by his passion for family. His children, Holly (Mark) Hasselbeck, Justin (Crystal) Lantz, Derek (Emily) Lantz, and Matthew Lantz embody his appreciate of family. Keith was also blessed with two grandchildren. Luca and Braxton Lantz. His siblings include Donald (Linda) Lantz, Rozanna Lantz, Sheila Wilson, Ricky (Nancy) Lantz, and his deceased twin sister Connie Lantz as well as several nieces and nephews, whom he raised like they were his own children.
Private graveside services will be held at Greenlawn Cemetery. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held at the Delta Eagles later this summer.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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