Friday, February 26, 2010

Ardus Lantz Hewitt Obituary ~ Contributor Morris Toppila

I am sad to tell you that Ardus Lantz, one of our Deadwood Bears (Class of 1952 Classmates) passed away on January 16, 2009 at her home in Blue Hill Nebraska.

Ardus was born January 20, 1935 to Raymond and Lulu (Cox) Lantz at Deadwood, S.D. She graduated from Deadwood High School in 1952. She married Charles L. Hewitt Sr. on Oct. 25, 1953 in Midland, Texas. They lived in Rapid City, S.D., from December 1953-1973, when they moved to the Denver area. She retired in December 2000 and they moved to Blue Hill. Ardus worked as a paralegal for a law firm in Denver. She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Blue Hill. Survivors include her husband, Charles Sr., Blue Hill; two sons, Charles Jr., Blue Hill, and Raymond, Philadelphia; five grandchildren' two great-granchildren; two sisters, Eva Woolley, Rapid City, and Janet Johnson, Cuba, N.Y.; and two brothers, Donnie Lantz and David Lantz, both of Rapid City. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. Services were held January 21, 2010 at the St. Pau Lutheran Church in Blue Hill.

Morris Toppila DHS52, February 24, 2010

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Yvonne Hendrickson 2/25/2010: Thanks Top, appreciate your letting me know this sad news. Yvonne


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