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Roger L. Frantz, 86, of McLean, passed away at 8:51 a.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019, at his home.

 

Funeral services for Roger will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Mr. Tony Billingsley will officiate. Burial will follow at McLean Cemetery in rural McLean.

 

Visitation will be held Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. 

 

Roger L. Frantz was born April 4, 1933, in Atlanta, the son of Merlin Dean and Elizabeth Anne Shaw Frantz.  He married Lucille F. Leesman in Atlanta on December 22, 1951.  She preceded Roger in death on December 30, 2018.


Roger is survived by their three children: Janet Frantz, Gary (Julie) Frantz, and Greg (Karen) Frantz; two grandsons: Jason (Maddie) Frantz and Alex Frantz; and one sister: Ruth Werschey of Decatur.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters: Phyllis Young and Betty Cox.

 

Roger attended Atlanta High School and was a member of McLean Christian Church. He owned Frantz Well Service from 1962 until his retirement in 2000. Roger was an avid musician who sang and played fiddle and mandolin with numerous bands throughout central Illinois over the years.

 

He was a loving Dad and Grandpa.

 

Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice.

 

Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home.

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