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Fred Lantz

April 9, 1940 — March 7, 2020

Longtime Eagle Creek resident, Fredrick “Fred” Lantz, died in Portland on Saturday, March 7, 2020. He was 79. Visitation will be Friday, March 13th 5-7 pm at Estacada Funeral Chapel. A Funeral service with military honors will be Saturday, March 14th at 11:00 am at the Eagle Creek Foursquare Church. Private burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery. Fredrick Jessie Lantz was born on April 9, 1940 in Bend, Oregon to Marvin Leon and Edna (Walling) Lantz. He grew up in Garibaldi and attended Nestucca high school. He served in the US Navy from 1963 – 1966 and was honorably discharged. Fred married Jean Scott on June 10, 1978 in Gresham and they made their home in Eagle Creek. He had worked as a truck driver for Crown Zellerbach/Georgia Pacific before retiring in 2005. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends. He could fix anything to do with motors, he also enjoyed gardening. Fred was a long-standing member of Eagle Creek Foursquare Church, he also belonged to The Lost Art Bowhunters in Estacada, and Cross Trackers Christian Sportsmen Club in Sandy. He had many friends in all three organizations. Fred is survived by his wife, Jean; children, Jesse (Jenny) Lantz, Mike (Sarah) Lantz, Jim Scott, Janet (Michael) Roberts, Jack (Traci) Scott, Jerry (Mary) Scott; Sisters, Marveen Cloud, and Petey Smith; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

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