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Dwain Jessie "Dutch" Bentz
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1920
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA
Death: May 4, 1945
Central Luzon, Philippines

Obituary -
"Word has been received by Mrs. Lucy Max, 221 South Nineteenth Street, that her son, Corp. Dwaine J. (Dutch) Bentz, 22, was killed in action on Luzon on May 4.
A graduate of the Fremont (Neb.) High School, he was employed by Freightways Union Transfer Company before entering the Army in October, 1942, and going overseas with the infantry in October, 1944.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Elanore Ann; daughter, Sherry Ann; father, Jules Bentz, Portland, Ore; step-father, Carl Max; brothers, Floyd and Willis, Columbus, Neb.; step-brothers, Carl, Jr., Omaha, and George, Long Beach, Cal.; step-sister, Mrs. Bob Smith, Long Beach; half-brothers, Ernest, Norfolk, Neb.; Ed, Grand Island, Neb.; Lyle, Pierce, Neb. and Don, Portland; half-sister, Mrs. Burt Rallet, Portland.

Bentz Memorial Held, Memorial rites for Corp. Dwaine J. (Dutch) Bentz, Fremont, half brother of Ernest Bentz, Norfolk, were held Sunday afternoon in the Sinia Lutheran at Fremont. He was killed in action May 4 on Luzon. He is the son of Mrs. Lucy Mas, Omaha and Jules Bentz, Portland, Ore. He also is survived by his wife and daughter, Sherry Ann, who was born a few days after Corporal Bentz left for overseas last November; his step-father, Carl Max, Omaha; two brothers, Two step-brothers; one step-sister; four half-brothers, including Ernest and Lyle, the latter being of Pierce and a half-sister." 
Family links: 
  Julius Rudolf Bentz (1867 - 1949)
  Lucy F. Murray Bentz Jones Max (1897 - 1964)
  Eleanor Ann Oswald Bentz Linn (1920 - 1994)*
  Ernest David Bentz (1890 - 1973)**
  Infant Bentz (1891 - 1891)**
  Edward Herman Bentz (1892 - 1963)**
  William Henry Bentz (1894 - 1955)**
  Donald Roy Bentz (1895 - 1977)**
  Lydia Matilda Bentz Rowlett Horner (1899 - 1980)**
  Lyle Ray Bentz (1902 - 1964)**
  Fern I Bentz Sweeney (1905 - 1923)**
  Floyd Julius Bentz (1916 - 1981)*
  Clyde Rudolf Bentz (1917 - 1917)*
  Willis Bert Bentz (1918 - 1992)*
  Dwain Jessie Bentz (1920 - 1945)
*Calculated relationship
Ridge Cemetery
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Tamara Bentz
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49344182
Dwain Jessie Dutch Bentz
Added by: Tamara Bentz
Dwain Jessie Dutch Bentz
Added by: Tamara Bentz
Dwain Jessie Dutch Bentz
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127th Infantry 32 Div. U.S. Army WWII, KIA
- Tamara Bentz
 Added: Aug. 3, 2016
Thank you for my freedom
- Loren Bender
 Added: Jul. 14, 2011

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