Jeannette R Banta

July 30, 1919April 30, 2011

Banta, Jeannette Rose, age 91 of Dayton passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2011. Born July 30, 1919 in Ansonia, Ohio to the late Charles and Anna (Rehmert) Rose, she was the beloved wife of the late Merlyn A. Banta; devoted mother of the late Donald Banta and surviving daughter Carol Koopman and her husband Richard C.Koopman. Jeannette was the dear grandmother of Cheryl A. Koopman and Alan J. Koopman and great-grandmother of Kamryn L. Koopman. She has three surviving sisters: Irene Atherton, Betty Rose, and Joanne Rose, and four deceased sisters: Wilma Rentz, Emma Bassett, Alice Poling, and Mary Sink. She was a lifelong member of the Eastern Star. Memorial service will be held at 1PM, Saturday May 7, 2011 at Tobias Funeral Home-Englewood Chapel, 675 West Wenger Road with a visitation from 12noon until the time of service. Donations in Jeannette’s name may be sent to your favorite charity or the National Ataxia Foundation, the National Leukemia Foundation or the American Heart Association.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 7, 2011
  • Visitation Saturday, May 7, 2011

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May 6, 2011

To the family of Jeannette Banta,
We were friends through the Eastern Star and shared a lot of good times. My condolences in your loss.
Charlotte Swank
21267 Gertrude Ave.
#105 Oxford House
Port Charlotte, Fla 33952

Linda Cruse

May 6, 2011

To the entire family of Jeannette,
she was a wonderful and loyal friend
to our mother, Ethel Cruse (deceased).
I miss seeing her walk by my house, but now she has a new route to walk in heaven. May God bless her family in this time of sorrow.

Linda J. Cruse & Shirley A. Garrison

Jo Lovelace

May 5, 2011

Hi Carol,
I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayer. May God continue to bless you and your family.

Beverly McDaniel

May 5, 2011

Carol, I was so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. May the peace of Christ be with you and your family at this time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

American Heart Association

May 5, 2011

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.