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Ernest David Bentz
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Birth: May 18, 1890
Hooper
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1973
Fremont
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA

Obituary -
"Services for Ernest D. Bentz, 82, 440 N. Logan St., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Congregational Church. U.C.C. The Rev. Edwin Mehlhaff will officiate.
Bentz died Saturday morning at the local hospital.
He was born May 18, 1890, at Hooper. He was roadmaster for the Chicago-Northwestern Railroad until retiring in 1947. Bentz and his widow Mollie observed their 61st wedding anniversary Nov. 26, 1972. He was a 56-year member of the Masonic Lodge A.F.& A.M. Tangier Shrine and First Congregational Church, U.C.C.
Survivors include his widow; daughters, Mrs. Wilfred (Doris) McAllister, San Diego, Calif., and Mrs. Elmer (Wilma) Child, Silbey, Iowa; sons, Howard D. Lost Hills, Calif.; Harold D. Seaside, Ore.; Kenneth C., Independence, Mo. Gerald E., Fremont; Harlan E., Porterville, Calif.; and Richard T., Racine, Wis.; brother Don, Oregon City, Ore.; sister, Mrs. Troy (Lydia) Horner, Oregon City; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation began today at Lattin-Dugan-Chambers Funeral Home. Visitation also will be at the church from noon until time of service.
A memorial has been established for the church.
Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery."
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Julius Rudolf Bentz (1867 - 1949)
  Jennette N. Eberly Bentz Satterlee (1873 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Mollie Melvina Wacaster Bentz (1893 - 1992)
 
 Children:
  Howard Ernest Bentz (1912 - 1985)*
  Harold David Bentz (1918 - 1999)*
  Kenneth Cecil Bentz (1919 - 2004)*
  Gerald Elvin Bentz (1922 - 1996)*
  Harlan Eugene Bentz (1927 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)**
  Dwain Jessie Bentz (1920 - 1945)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Fremont
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Tamara Bentz
Originally Created by: Mike Cooper
Record added: Oct 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42869286
Ernest David Bentz
Added by: Tamara Bentz
 
Ernest David Bentz
Added by: Mike Cooper
 
Ernest David Bentz
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