OBITUARY

Albert Sidney Bentz Sr.

September 30, 1926January 22, 2018
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Albert Sidney Bentz, Sr., age 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Kenner with his wife of 68 years, Edna Day Bentz at his side. He was born in Gulfport, MS to Henry and Dora Bentz and was the youngest of 6 children, who have all preceded him in death. At the age of 16, he joined the Navy with his father’s blessing. He is a veteran of WWII, The Korean Conflict and Vietnam Wars. On December 31, 1949 he married his beloved wife, Edna Theresa Bentz. Together they had 5 children: Charles (deceased), Ann, Tom, Mary and David with their spouses; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. After being honorably discharged and retired from the Navy, Albert worked with Magnolia Liquor Company until his retirement. Albert was a founding parishioner of St. Ann Church and was a lifetime member of Fleet Reserve Branch 162 in Gretna, LA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., near Clearview Pkwy., in Metairie, LA on Saturday morning, January 27, 2018 beginning at 9:00 AM with a Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home’s chapel. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery No. 1. The Bentz Family would like to extend our gratitude to all the staff at Inspired Living Kenner. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 27, 2018

  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, January 27, 2018

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Steve Pierce

January 27, 2018

The greatest legacy that one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life but rather a legacy of character and faith. - Billy Graham

Family, character and faith are Bob Bentz's legacy.

Gloria Hicks

January 27, 2018

Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Keep cherished memories close on your mind and may those beautiful thoughts encompass your heart with a warm smile. Remember Jesus' words at Matthew 11:28-30.

Leslie Muller

January 26, 2018

What a great loss! I will miss my fun-loving favorite uncle! Some of my favorite memories as a child was going to the seafood boils every year! I will miss you Uncle Al!!!

Presley & Linda Babin

January 25, 2018

Our deepest sympathies to Edna and their children in tribute to a man who was willing to help anyone if he could do so.

January 24, 2018

Sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort care for you during this time of mourning. He will comfort your hearts and make you strong - 2Thessalonians 2:16,17.

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