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Robert "Bob" Bentz

December 25, 1932 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Robert D. {Bob} Bentz, age 87, of Golden, Colorado passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado.

Services will be at 12:00 P.M. on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Edwards. Burial will follow at Port Edwards Municipal Cemetery. Visitation for relatives and friends will be from 11:00 A.M. until the time of services on Monday at the church.

Bob was born December 25, 1932 in Lindsey, Wisconsin to Alfred and Marion (Nyman) Bentz.  He married Jeannine Storm on January 22, 1955 in Chili, WI. He served his country in the United States Air Force.

He lived and worked in Port Edwards, WI until transferring to Denver in the 70's for his position with Butler Paper/Georgia Pacific as a data processing analysis manager. He retired in 1992.

Bob was an entrepreneur by heart who started and operated several businesses in Wisconsin and Colorado. He continued to invest in the stock market and was very active in real estate until his passing. Bob was an avid 50+ golfer, hiker, skier, a car enthusiast and loved to travel. He enjoyed and lived life to the fullest, always staying positive.

He was a humble man, filled with kindness and a great generosity to anyone that had ever met him. Bob will be greatly missed and remain in the hearts of all who loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannine Bentz, four children; Sheila (Steve) Zimmerman and Rhonda Bentz of Wisconsin Rapids, and Rick (Teresa) Bentz and Steven Bentz of Colorado; 20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Nancy Bentz of Cumberland, WI.  He is preceded in death by his son Brian, sisters Virginia Steffek, Beverly Bentz and his parents.

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hermantaylorfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 28, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
990 Third Street
Port Edwards, WI 54469

Funeral Service
Monday
December 28, 2020

12:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
990 Third Street
Port Edwards, WI 54469

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