Frantz, age 87, died in the Spring of 2004 in Aultman Hospital. Born in
Mitchell, S.D., he has been a Canton resident for over 60 years. He retired from
the Locker Moving and Storage Co.
Dale was a WWII Army Veteran, having been a Japanese Prisoner of War for over 3
Ĺ years. He was a member of St. Paulís United Methodist Church, the Rotary
Club of Canton, where he had been active with the Handicapped Scouts Program,
was a board member of Goodwill Industries and the Agency for the Aging, and was
a founder of Pegasus Farm. Dale was also a member of the Old Rat Patrol, the
Marlboro Volunteers, Inc., and the North Central Ohio Chapter of American
Ex-Prisoners of War.
He was honored by the Canton City Schools for over 55 years of volunteer
Dale is survived by his wife Margaret (Peg) Frantz; three daughters and
sons-in-law, Pam and Tom Winkler, Rhonda and Jim Albu, and Patti and Dick Stull;
three sons and two daughters-in-law, Dale B. Jr. (Skip) and Marie Frantz, Rod
Frantz, and Tom and Vickie Frantz; three grandchildren, Alwynn Albu, Nicole (Nici)
Frantz, and Justin Frantz; and extended family, Carol and Wayne Smith.
Services were held in St. Paulís Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Stanley D.
Wallace officiating. Burial was in North Lawn Cemetery.
Credit: The Quan June 2004 Issue