Richard D. Gantz


Richard D. Gantz left this life on May 26, 2015, surrounded by fam­ily.

Richard is the son of Raymond Gantz and Patricia Swartz. He graduated from Kennesaw, Geor­gia, and attended Washburn Uni­versity in Kansas. Richard served our nation in Vietnam and other ar­eas of operation.

He retired after 25 years of working in the armored car busi­ness. In his retirement, Richard enjoyed hiking, camping and pho­tography.

Richard is survived by the love of his life, wife Sheila Gantz; faithful dog, Miss Button; Father to Crysta, Brennan, and Patrick Gantz; Elizabeth Ross, Corey Ul­rich, and Stephanie Doe; brothers, Michael and Douglas Gantz; sis­ters, Gretchen and Theresa Gantz; beloved uncle, Lawrence Swartz; and aunts Kay Swartz Towne and Alberta Swartz Harper.

Services will be held at a later date. Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to


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