Jantz Hardware is an independently-owned member of Do it Best Corp., the only US-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. Our store is stocked with products tailored just for you and your community, and our online catalog features 67,000 items available for purchase. If you need it, we have it, with fast and free delivery to our store.
1893 – Tourney Lumber began at this location (200 W. Euclid St.) (Our Current Location)
1902 – E.R. Burkholder purchased Tourney Lumber and renamed McPherson Lumber
1933 – Lake Superior Lumber purchased McPherson Lumber, renaming it Lake Superior Lumber
1955 – Les Jantz started in the business the 1st Wednesday in May
1961-1964 – Les Jantz moved to Lincoln Kansas to run the Leidigh and Havens Lumber Co.
1964 – Les Jantz moved back to McPherson to run Lake Superior Lumber
1966 – Harold and Warner Harris, Harold Schlender and Les Jantz purchased Lake Superior and renamed it Harris Lumber
1976 – Tony Jantz began his career here
1985 – Les and Shirley Jantz purchased Harris Lumber and renamed Jantz Lumber and Hardware Inc.
1987 – Joleen Jantz began her career here
1990 – Les and Shirley did a major remodel and began operating as Jantz Lumber Do it Center
2013 – January 1 Les and Shirley officially retired.