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Glenn A. Hentz

September 19, 1949 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 71)


Glenn A. Hentz, age 71, of Cornell, MI, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 19, 1949 in Gladstone, the son of Richard George and Betty Lou (Quist) Hentz. Glenn was a 1967 graduate of Escanaba High School and went on to enlist in the U.S. Army on March 3, 1969. He served his country in Vietnam and also built roads and bridges until he was honorably discharged on October 17, 1971. Glenn married the former Sharon Bezzi on July 3, 1976 in Rapid River. He first started his working career in a factory in Green Bay before being employed by the railroad. Glenn then worked as a sawyer for many years performing wood work. He spent most of his life either working in the woods, hunting, fishing, or trapping. Glenn even had some of his trophy bucks published in a book. He had a great passion and love for the outdoors.

Glenn A. Hentz is survived by son, Shane (Kristine) Hentz of Cornell; daughter, Jami (George) Sitaras of Escanaba; granddaughters, Alexis Cutler, Tegan Hentz, and Nicoletta Sitaras; brothers, Richard (Carole) Hentz of Green Bay, WI, and John Anderson (Cathy) of Cornell; sisters, Gayle (Dwayne) Noel of Cornell, Paula Russell of Northland, Laurie Anderson of Escanaba, Debbie Hentz of Escanaba, and Tammy Fleury of Escanaba; and many nieces and nephews.

Glenn was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Anderson; stepdad, John Anderson; brother-in-law, Dale Russell; and nephew, Dwayne Noel.

Private family visitation and funeral services were held Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba with Pastor Ed Leiskau as the officiant. Military Honors were conducted at the conclusion of the funeral services. 

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