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David Bentz

September 25, 1942 ~ April 11, 2017 (age 74)

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David Bentz, 74 of Lake Ozark, Missouri passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Harry S. Truman VA Center in Columbia, Missouri.  He was born September 25, 1942 in Sterling, Illinois the son of the late Lloyd and Joy (McCombs) Bentz.  On June 27, 1965 in Lake Ozark, Missouri he was united in marriage to Betty (Stanton) Bentz who preceded him in death on November 28, 2015.


Son, Matthew Bentz of Lake Ozark, MO

Daughter, Elizabeth Veit & husband Brian of Jefferson City, MO

Grandchildren, Ben Veit & Kate Veit

Brothers, Richard Kohl & wife Joan of Williams, IA; Don Kohl & wife Judy of Rock Falls, IL

Several Nieces & Nephews

David was a member of the Lake Ozark Christian Church in Lake Ozark, MO.  He served in the United States Army during Vietnam.  He enjoyed fishing, maintaining his lawn and woodworking.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Lake Ozark Christian Church with a Memorial Service beginning at 11:00 AM with Rev. Gary Mitchell officiating.  Full Military Honors will be presented at the church following the service by the Eldon VFW Post #2442.

Private Family Interment will be held at a later date.

Contributions in his name may be made to the David P. Bentz Memorial Fund for a project at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.

 Service Information

April 29, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lake Ozark Christian Church

Lake Ozark, MO 65049

Memorial Service
April 29, 2017

11:00 AM
Lake Ozark Christian Church

Lake Ozark, MO 65049

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