Former Juneau resident Carl W. Lanz, 81, died July 30, 2003, of cancer at Elemendorf Air Force Base Hospital in Anchorage.
He was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Taloga, Okla. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Craven, and during the Korean War from April 1951 through February 1952.
He was a resident of Alaska since 1956. He lived in Seward, Juneau, Haines and Wasilla. He owned Lanz Construction in Juneau. He was a member of the Lutheran faith.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Hazel; sons and daughters-in-law Arlen and Bonnie Lanz, Vernis Lanz and Casey Lanz; daughter and son-in-law Karla and Rick Rallo; grandchildren Kory, Kyle, Orin, Austin, Coltin and Julie Lanz, Victor and Stephen Dartt and Tanis Moore; great grandchildren Alec and Haily Moore and Katlyn Lanz; brothers Frederick, Buel and James Lanz; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at Valley Funeral Home Chapel, 151 E. Herning Ave. in Wasilla. Additional services will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at Lane Memorial Gardens, where he will be buried, in Eugene, Ore.