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1978 James 2020

James "Jim" R. Plantz

September 25, 1978 — June 22, 2020


James R. “Jim” Plantz, 41, of Logansport passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne.

Born on September 25, 1978 in Rochester, he was the son of Donald and Lisa (Hall) Plantz.

Jim was a 1998 Caston High School graduate.

He owned and operated his own commercial cleaning business for over 20 years.

Survivors include his children,  Zachary Plantz of South Bend, Donald Plantz of LaPorte, James Plantz of Logansport, Christopher Plantz of Logansport, and Kyle Plantz of Logansport, his mother, Lisa Plantz of Argos, Jim’s longtime girlfriend, Cassy Norred of Logansport, brother, Kevin Plantz (Melisa) of Ft. Wayne, sisters, Stacy Collins (Brandon) of Logansport and Hope Grandstaff of Winamac, uncles, Rodney Hall of Logansport, Ryan Hall of Fulton, Randy Hall (Kendra) of Fulton, Fred Plantz (Molly) of Florida, aunts, Susan Sheane of Georgia and Karen Field (Mark) of Kewanna, granddaughter, Brynleigh Plantz of LaPorte and great aunt, Carolyn Enyart of Tennessee.  Jim is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Donald Plantz, maternal grandparents, Gary and Theresa Hall and paternal grandparents, Robert and Alyce Plantz, uncles, Gary Hall and Mark Hall and aunt, Kathleen King.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Metzger Chapel, 123 E. Main St., Kewanna.

A private family service will be held.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kewanna Chapel

, Kewanna, IN 46939

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