Janet Ann Rantz

October 3, 1933 — May 25, 2022

Janet Ann Rantz

Janet Ann Rantz, of Shelbyville, MI, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Janet was born October 3, 1933, in Prairieville, MI to Earl and Margaret (Parker) Johncock. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Harold; her children: Ron (Melodye) Rantz, Don Rantz, Darlene (Knick Knickerbocker) Rantz, Dean Rantz, Kelly Rantz and Margie (Brian Gordon) Day; 11 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren; her sisters-in-law: Gail Rantz and Marian Boston as well as several nieces and nephews.  Janet is proceeded in death by her parents; her great grandchild Gunner and two brothers: Edward and Nolan.   

Janet was a member of the Otsego United Methodist Church. She enjoyed making apple dumplings at the church.  Janet loved all family gatherings – you never left hungry as she was an amazing cook. Family was her greatest love and she will be dearly missed.

Visit with family and friends on Wednesday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Otsego United Methodist Church; 223 East Allegan St, Otsego, MI 49078. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the same location.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Otsego United Methodist Church or Elara Care Hospice of Grand Rapids.

The family is being assisted by Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 120 S. Woodhams St., Plainwell, MI, 49080. 269 685-5881. 

While  www.amsfuneralhomes.com please take time to sign Janet’s guestbook and/or share a memory with his family.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

9:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Otsego United Methodist Church

223 East Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Otsego United Methodist Church

223 East Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078

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