Susan Schlogel Bantz, 69, of Mount Airy, Maryland, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Kline Hospice House after a long battle with cancer. She was loved by her family and friends and was a devoted mother to her son and daughter and a loving wife to her husband of 49 years.
Susan attended Northern High School and Frederick Community College and was a secretary at Majestic Distilling Company for 26 years before recently retiring. She loved gardening, cross stitching, cats, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren. She loved deeply and always thought of others before herself, even in her final days.
Susan is survived by her loving mother, Charlotte Maurene (Creswell) Schlogel; her devoted husband, Frederick Bantz; her daughter, Michele Bantz, and her husband, Oscar Garcia; her five grandchildren, Madison Marie Bantz, Aiden Michael Bantz and Isabella, Nina and Kai Garcia; any many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Louis Schlogel; brothers, Paul and Mark Schlogel; her nephew, Michael Schlogel; and her son, Kevin Michael Bantz.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 East Ridgeville Blvd., Mount Airy, MD 21771 on Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 1:00pm to 1:30 p.m. Memorial Services will follow at 1:30pm. Pastor Roger Rinker will officiate. The family will continue to celebrate the life of Susan at the American Legion Gold Star Post #191, 801 Prospect Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to Kline Hospice House or a charity of your choice.