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Robert "Bob" Bentz

July 27, 1949 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

            Robert Wayne Bentz, age 71, a resident of rural Redkey, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021. 

            Robert was born on July 27, 1949, in Portland, Indiana, the son of Elias Byron and Reba Deleah (Abbott) Bentz.  He graduated from Portland High School and served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.  He married Jo Landers on November 22, 1987.  Bob retired from FCC in Portland. 

            Survivors include:

            His wife:  Jo Bentz – rural Redkey, Indiana

            2 sons:  Shane Bentz (wife Cindy) – Madison, WI

                         Jerry Bentz (wife April) – Midland, TX

            1 daughter:  Reba Bentz – Indianapolis, Indiana

            2 brothers:  Charlie Bentz (wife Sharon) – Portland, Indiana

                               Jack Bentz (wife Marilyn) – Portland, Indiana

            1 sister:  Shirley New (husband Bill) – New Castle, Indiana

            4 grandchildren

            Visitation will be held on Monday from 12-2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.  Pastor Darrel Borders will officiate the service and burial will follow in Salamonia Cemetery.  American Legion Post #211 of Portland will conduct military graveside rites. 

            Memorials may be directed towards American Legion Post #211 Honor Guard.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 5, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Monday
April 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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