Glendon C. Jantzi

Glendon C. Jantzi, 94, of Goshen, Ind., died July 22, 2021, at Greencroft Health Care. He was born April 19, 1927, to Michael and Alma (Zehr) Jantzi in Alden, N.Y.

On June 19, 1965, he married Vlasta Maria Cvitanovich in Long Island, N.Y.

He graduated from Eastern Mennonite High School, Harrisonburg, Va., and received his bachelor’s degree from Goshen College. He served with Mennonite Central Committee in Jordan in the early 1950s. He later received his master of divinity degree from Hartford Seminary Foundation of Religion and Psychiatry, New York City. He served as a director of Clinical Pastoral Education at Bellevue in New York City for 33 years and retired in 2000.

He was a member of Eighth Street Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Survivors include a daughter, Mona (Matthew Connor) Jantzi of Broomall, Pa.; and two grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vlasta Jantzi; a sister, Lonabelle Christina Yoder; and two brothers, Lewellen and Donald Jantzi.

In keeping with his wishes, his cremated remains will be scattered at the Greencroft Memorial Garden. A memorial service will take place at a later time.


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