Ronald "Mike" Hantz

Born: Sun., Feb. 6, 1938
Died: Sat., Jun. 8, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 13, 2019
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 14, 2019
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

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Ronald “Mike” Hantz, 81, of Angola, Indiana passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

He was born on February 6, 1938 in Angola, Indiana to Robert and Alice (Robinson) Hantz.  He married Donelda L. Elliott on October 8, 1976.

Mr. Hantz was Head Custodian for the Angola Middle School and retired in 2000.  He also farmed and had worked previously for Powers & Sons in Montpelier, Ohio, part-time at Pence’s Concessions in Bryan, Ohio and the Steuben County Highway Department.

He was a member of the Fremont Moose Lodge.

Surviving are his wife, Donelda “Donnie” Hantz of Angola, Indiana; son Todd (Karma) Austin of Fremont, Indiana; three daughters Viki (Terry) Anderson, Sandy (Rick Curtland) Austin and Annette Sue Austin all of Angola, Indiana and his twin brother Donald “Ike” (Linda) Hantz Angola, Indiana.  Also surviving are four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Dean Hantz and Alfred Hantz and two sisters Maxine Hantz and Wilma Draper.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Pastor Jon Bruney officiating.

Burial will be in Powers Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.

Visitation will be 5-7 PM on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the Steuben County Cancer Association.

Charitable donations may be made in Ronald's memory to the following organization:

Steuben County Cancer Association
PO Box 28, Angola, IN 46703
Tel: 260-316-5533

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Karen Ball
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019

I am so very sorry to hear about Mike. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts.

Karen Thomas Ball

Sue Schooley
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019
Donnie - Bill and I are so sorry for your loss. Enjoyed knowing Mike and visiting with you two when you came to Rita’s. Prayers for you and your family.

Jana German
   Posted Wed June 12, 2019
Donnie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Mike was such a terrific guy. my husband, Tom, thought the world of him. Praying for your peace and strength during this most difficult time. Blessing you and your family...

Jana German

Garry and Pam Henney
   Posted Fri June 14, 2019

Our sincere sympathy to you. It's sad to lose a good neighbor and friend. I remember Mike as a catcher for Metz baseball team and working for my family baling hay. We were both much younger then. So sorry for your loss

Garry and Pam Henney