Henry Adam Hentz Jr.

June 6, 1926January 5, 2019

Henry A Hentz, 92 years old, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 12:15 a.m. Mr. Hentz was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and upon his return he married his sweetheart, Josephine Kompanowski. He was a Business Consultant who also enjoyed tinkering on cars and home improvements. Upon retirement, he moved to The Villages in FL in 1997, where he performed on a ballroom dance team and enjoyed the adventure club. In 2011, he moved to Sarasota, FL. A devoted father, his interests included bridge, stocks and bonds, and exercise. He was a current member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Church, Osprey, FL.

Surviving are children Barry (Karen) Hentz, Brookfield, WI; Nancy (David) Freund, Sarasota, FL; Terese (Albert) Smith, Grand Rapids, MI; Mary Ellen (Steve) Boesen, Richmond, VA; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Hentz will be held on February 22, 2019 at 10:00 am, at of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Church, Osprey FL. Interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, FL. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: The American Cancer Society or Comprehensive Therapy Center (Terese): 2505 Ardmore SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.


  • Memorial Mass Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, February 22, 2019

Henry Adam Hentz Jr.

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