Wallace Dean “Wally” Gentry

Wallace Dean “Wally” Gentry

Birth
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Death 13 Jun 2019 (aged 66)
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 200129821 · View Source
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Wallace “Wally” Dean Gentry, 66, of Grand Island passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, at CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island, with his family by his side.

A memorial mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with the Rev. Martin Egging officiating. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home Chapel.is in charge of the arrangements.

Wally was born on March 27, 1953, at Grand Island to Delbert and Ruby (Wallace) Gentry. He grew up in Grand Island.

He enlisted into the Marines at age 17 in September of 1970. After the military, Wally became a certified truck driver, traveling all over the United States. Many of those trips included taking a family member along.

Wally loved fishing, the Packers, his four-legged friends, and especially sharing his stories with friends and family.

He was united in marriage to Monica Ann Jones on July 7, 1977, at Las Vegas, Nev. They then made their home in Grand Island. For their 25th wedding anniversary, the couple renewed their vows at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

He is survived by his sons, Shawn (Beth) Gentry and Pedro (Brandi) Gentry, all of Grand Island; daughter, Nicole (Michael) Oberst of Grand Island; grandchildren, Annelise, Madelin, Charlie, Michael, Simon, Christian, Pedro Jr., Emma, Briannah and Hannah; sister, Kay Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, siblings and numerous aunts and uncles.


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  • Created by: GLG
  • Added: 15 Jun 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 200129821
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wallace Dean “Wally” Gentry (27 Mar 1953–13 Jun 2019), Find a Grave Memorial no. 200129821, citing Westlawn Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) .