Obituary Listings

Carolyn Sue Lantz

November 20, 1938 January 7, 2018
Carolyn Sue Lantz
There are condolences waiting approval on Carolyn's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Carolyn

A proud partner of Honoring a Life
Obituary for Carolyn Sue Lantz

Carolyn Sue Lantz, 79, of McKinney, Texas, formerly of Mission Viejo, California and Nauvoo, Illinois, passed away at 10:41 am Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home in McKinney, Texas. Her daughter, Kim Slater, and her son, Mark Lantz, were by her side.

Born November 20, 1938 in Fort Madison, Iowa to Alvin & Eileen (Ketcham) Schneider, Sue (as she preferred to be called) grew up in Nauvoo before moving to California in her early ‘20s. She was married in 1961 to Rodger Lantz in Arcadia, California. Sue lived in California until 2012 before moving to Texas to be closer to her two children.

In addition to her children, Sue is survived by three grandchildren John Paul, Jake and Carolyn Slater of McKinney, Texas and several nieces and nephews and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Joanne, and one brother Richard (Duke).
Sue was a 1956 graduate of Nauvoo High School. She was a member of The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Riviera Club.

A graveside service will be held at a 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Nauvoo City Cemetery in Nauvoo, Illinois with Pastor Mark Anderson officiating.

A memorial has been established in her memory at the City of Hope, a world leader in the research and treatment of cancer, diabetes, and other serious diseases. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Donations can be made online at or mailed to City of Hope:
Att: Annual Giving 1500 E. Duarte Road Duarte, CA 9101 Tax ID #: 95-3435919

Schmitz Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences to the family may be left at

To plant a tree in memory of Carolyn Sue Lantz, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





2:00 PM 5/5/2018 2:00:00 PM
Nauvoo City Cemetery

Mullholland & White Street
Nauvoo, IL 62354

Nauvoo City Cemetery
Mullholland & White Street Nauvoo 62354 IL
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.