John Charles Lanz

John Charles Lanz, 63 of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, January 23, 2022 at his home with his family by his side. He was a native of Hardin County, a 1977 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and was a home builder and developer. He was an avid bass fisherman, loved to golf and loved the outdoors. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Janet Burkhead Lanz; two children, Heather Lanz Sullivan (Michael) and David Lanz all of Elizabethtown; his parents, Charles H. and Jane M. Lanz of Elizabethtown; one brother, Steve Lanz (Leslie) of Elizabethtown; one sister, Leslie Lanz Freeman (Mike) of Flathead Lake, Montana; three grandchildren, Grace, Claire and Harriet Sullivan; his mother-in-law, Jean Burkhead; his step mother-in-law, Rita Burkhead; sister-in-law, Gayla Eades (Michael) and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be Wednesday at Glendale Christian Church with Bro. Mike Bell officiating. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11-3 p.m. Wednesday at Glendale Christian Church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Contributions to the Prostate Cancer Foundation or Hosparus of Central Kentucky. Condolences may be expressed online at


Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Glendale Christian Church


Wednesday, January 26, 2022 starting at 3:00 PM
Glendale Christian Church

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