Rodgie Frantz

November 3, 1924 - December 27, 2017
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Rodgie Joan Frantz, 93, of Massillon, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Affinity Hospital at Massillon following a recent illness.

A daughter of the late Rodger Johnson and the late Helen (Renicker) Miller, Rodgie was born November 3, 1924 at Midvale, Ohio.

Rodgie graduated from Midvale High School in 1…

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Rodgie Joan Frantz, 93, of Massillon, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Affinity Hospital at Massillon following a recent illness.

A daughter of the late Rodger Johnson and the late Helen (Renicker) Miller, Rodgie was born November 3, 1924 at Midvale, Ohio.

Rodgie graduated from Midvale High School in 1942. Then, on October 24, 1945, she married George H. Frantz, Sr. and together they raised three children, George, Rodger and Joseph. The couple shared 53 years of marriage prior to George’s passing on December 13, 1998.

She took great pride in being an employee of Manor Care at Canton and caring for the residents. Most of all, Rodgie cherished her family and friends.

She is survived by her sons, George (Susan) Frantz, Jr. of Massillon, Rodger (Kathy) Frantz of Akron and Joseph (Christina) Frantz of Massillon; Neil Shaffer of Massillon whom she considered a son; her grandchildren, George Frantz III, Julianna (David) Lee, Joseph (Dawn) Frantz, Jr., Jason (Megan) Frantz, Jared (Molly) Frantz, Andrea McKinney, Ashley Moyer and Alicia Frantz; her great-grandchildren, Sarah, Annabelle, Ella, Brenna, Dominic, Eli, Jasmine, Jocelyn, Jillian, Jason, Jr., Angelyse, Jett and Jared, Jr., as well as many extended family members.

Rodgie was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Earl Miller, Sr. and two brothers, Danny Johnson and Earl Miller, Jr.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Burial will be held in Union Cemetery at Uhrichsville.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

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116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Union Cemetery - Uhrichsville

Address:

West 7th Street, UHRICHSVILLE, OH, 44683

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Born: November 3, 1924
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Alexis Youngblood posted on 12/29/17

I will always enjoy the good times and the jokes we shared. Like all of the wonderful times at the beach and all of the family holidays we shared! I will miss you with all of my heart! She will always be loved and never forgotten! I love you so much and I always will!

 

Sarah Frantz posted on 12/29/17

You were the best great Grandmama I know you took care of me and you were one of my best friends and still is I will love you forever.

 

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