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 James V Fent

James V Fent

Death 1 Jan 1991 (aged 71)
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Plot 6, 0, 36B
Memorial ID 643267 · View Source
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Springfield News-Leader, Wednesday, January, 16, 1991,

James Virden Fent, 70 and Catherine Jane Fent, 70

James Virden and Catherine Jane Fent, Springfield, died in Palm Springs, Calif. from injuries suffered in an auto accident. James Virden died Jan. 1, 1991, Catherine Jane, his wife, died Jan. 15, 1991.

James, a former resident of Flint, Mich., retired from Fisher Body Co. in 1976. Earlier, he was employed by Algoe-Gundry Funeral Home in Flint. He served in World War II as a medic with the 556th Engineer's Battalion. He was a lifetime funeral director and embalmer and a member of DAV.

Catherine Jane was also a former resident of Flint, Mich. She and James were married in August of 1942. She was a member of Schweitzer United Methodist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Fent are survived by their sons, James Kim Fent and his wife, Sherry L., East Lansing, Mich., and Arthur Kevin Fent and his wife Patty J., Springfield; James' brother, Phillip B. Fent and his wife Tena B., Palmetto, Fla.; Catherine's brother, James Robert Carr and his wife, Margaret, Grand Blanc, Mich.; two granddaughters, Frances K. and Laura S. Fent, East Lansing, Mich.; and two grandsons, Zachary A. and Joshua T. Fent, Springfield.

The bodies will be cremated.

Private graveside services will be in Springfield national Cemetery at a later date under direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home North.

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 643267
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James V Fent (8 Jan 1919–1 Jan 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 643267, citing Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .