Jeffrey A. Kantz

Jeffrey A. Kantz

KINGSFORD — Jeffrey A. Kantz, 66, of Kingsford, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, following a long battle with cancer.

He was born Feb. 25, 1954, in Marinette, Wis., son of the late Melvin Kantz and Adell (Francis) Slottke. Jeff grew up in Pembine and graduated from Pembine High School, class of 1972.

He went on to service in the United States Air Force and after 13 years was honorably discharged. Jeff resided in Kingsford and is best known for his service as a chef at the Breen Senior Citizen Center in Kingsford.

He is survived by his sister, Vicki (Kantz) Koss, Merrill, Wis.; and his faithful companion, his dog, Odamae.

In addition to his parents, Jeff was preceded in death by one sister, Karmen Kantz.

Private family graveside services will be held. Jeff will rest with his family at the Pembine Cemetery in Pembine, Wis.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for Jeff’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Iron Mountain, to honor Jeff’s legacy of life.