|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1897, USA|
|Death: ||Mar. 2, 1987, USA|
Wife of Earl V. Schantz, and sister of Arthur F. Gackenbach, Irene was the mother of William Schantz (an attorney who facilitated the adoption of Karen Michele Storkey to Gilbert Daniel Romberger and Lucille May (Ettinger) Romberger.
She is interred with the Rombergers since her brother Arthur Gackenbach married Edna May Romberger.
Mrs. Irene C. Schantz, 89, of 1940 Turner St., Allentown, died Monday in the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the widow of attorney Earl V. Schantz.
She was a former secretary for Pennsylvania Power and Light Co., Allentown, and later assisted her husband in his practice.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Alice (Albright) Gackenbach.
Mrs. Schantz was a former treasurer for the auxiliaries of the Muhlenberg Hospital Center and the Allentown YMCA.
She was a former Sunday School teacher at Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown.
Surviving are a son, attorney William E. of Allentown; a daughter, Marilyn S., wife of George Dickert of Sarasota, Fla.; a brother, Carl B. of Venice, Fla.; a sister Dorothy, wife of Herbert Christman of Allentown; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Earl V Schantz (1896 - 1985)*
Created by: sr/ks
Record added: Jun 21, 2006
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