SALEM – Allen K. Frantz, 78, of Salem, died at 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Auburn Skilled Nursing Center in Damascus. He was born March 21, 1935 in Salem, a son of the late Russell and Mary (Allen) Frantz.
Before his retirement in 1988, Mr. Frantz had been an area engineer with ODOT for 28 years. He also had a land surveying and engineering business and managed several construction projects in Mahoning County. He was a lifelong area resident and a member of Salem First Christian Church.
He served with the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Twila E. (Shinn) Frantz; three sons, David A. Frantz of Salem, Darren A. Frantz of Salem and Damon Frantz of Wooster; a daughter, Denise McQuiston of Salem; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia (Mumaw) Frantz.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Salem First Christian Church with the Rev. Leonard Moore officiating. Calling hours will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park.