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Obituary: Bruce H. Gentz

by jmaloni
Fri, Jun 11th 2021 08:50 am

Bruce H. Gentz, age 89 of Grand Island, passed from this earthly life to enter eternal life with our Lord on May 23, 2021.

He was the loving husband of Carolyn Gentz (nee Webb) and father of David (Mary) Gentz of Grand Island and John Gentz who predeceased him. He is the proud grandfather of Kathryn and Philip Gentz and enjoyed many loving nieces and nephews.

Bruce served in the U.S Navy aboard the aircraft carrier Midway during the Korean War. He then worked for many years in auto repair and owned Grand Island Automotive Inc. Bruce was well known for his photographic skills and won awards as a member of Twin Cities Camera Club. He also served as a past president of Rotary Club of Grand Island.

He enjoyed the family cottage, camping and being outdoors. Bruce was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26. A live streaming of the service will be available online at https://youtu.be/uX8J5zuXJIQ.

The family wishes to thank Trinity UMC, the Grand Island Fire Co. Rescue Squad, his devoted aides and Hospice Buffalo for their support. Memorial gifts may be made in lieu of flowers. Share messages of condolence at www.kaiserfuneral.com.

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