April 18, 1928 - August 9, 2021
Wayne Howard Bentz, 93, of Huntington, passed away at 11:40 am Monday, August 9, 2021 at Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center, Ft. Wayne, IN. Wayne was born on April 18, 1928 in Fort Wayne, IN, the son of J. Howard Bentz and Flo (VanArsdol) Bentz. He graduated from Roanoke High in 1946 and married Barbara J. Allman on June 27, 1948 in Roanoke, IN. She preceded him in death on August 20, 2014. He retired from Bentz Construction in 1994 as a Contractor, was a Lifetime Farmer, and was the Owner of Bentz Shootery Trap and Skeet Range in Clear Creek Township for 20 years. Wayne was a 70 year member of the Roanoke Masonic Lodge #195 where he was the Past Worshipful Master in 1959, member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Fort Wayne where he received the M.S.A, member of the Mizpah Shrine in Fort Wayne, was Past Potentate in 2003, was Past President and developer of the Oak Park Subdivision, and was a member of Seminary United Methodist Church in Roanoke. Survivors include his Son, Samuel W. (Joyce) Bentz of Huntington, IN; Two Daughters, Sally M. Hartman of Huntington, IN, Beverly J. (Toby) Hullinger of Monroeville, IN; Sister, Diann (John) Cartwright of Fort Wayne, IN; Seven Grandchildren; Ten Great Grandchildren; One Great-Great Grandson; Five Step-grandchildren; and Eight Step-Great Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his Wife, Barbara J. Bentz, Brother, James L. Bentz, Father, J. Howard Bentz, and Mother, Flo Bentz. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Roanoke at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 with Graveside Masonic Services. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow at the American Legion Post 160, Roanoke, IN. Preferred memorials to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750. Please sign the online guest book at www.baileylove.com. Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Wayne Howard Bentz.
Wayne Howard Bentz, 93, of Huntington, passed away at 11:40 am Monday, August 9, 2021 at Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center, Ft. Wayne, IN. Wayne was born on April 18, 1928 in Fort Wayne, IN, the son of J. Howard Bentz and Flo (VanArsdol)... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Wayne Howard Bentz, 93, of Huntington, passed away at 11:40 am...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Bentz family.Send Flowers