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Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel
Wednesday February 9th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel
Wednesday February 9th, 2022
2:00pm

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Duane Harlan Gentz

Duane’s life began on October 19, 1933, in Herington. He was the son of Herman and Edna H. (Roehrman) Gentz. Duane was a 1956 graduate of Texas A & M University. He was united in marriage to Karla Cruz Lopez on June 10, 1997. Duane served his country in the United States Army and Army Reserve for 30 years. He began his professional career as a soil scientist in Liberty, TX with Soil Conservation Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs, then onto Billings, MT, Oklahoma, Alaska Office of Surface Mining in the Department of the Interior, followed by Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and finally, the Denver area. He also spent ten years teaching in San Antonio. Duane’s family includes his wife Karla of Castle Rock, children Kristina, Amber, Ida, Iona, and Kaylee. He passed away at his home on January 30, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents. Duane’s family will gather with friends on Wednesday February 9, 2022, at Yazel Megli Funeral Home in Herington from 1-2 p.m. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home led by Pastor Bill Neuman. He will be laid to rest in Sunset Hill Cemetery with military honors following the service. Please sign Duane’s memorial web page and leave a memory at www.yazelmeglifh.com


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Sophia Chinault Feb 20 2022 1:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Duane Gentz

Ida Gentz Feb 7 2022 11:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Duane Gentz

Iona Gentz Feb 7 2022 10:44 PM

We miss you a lot, our lives will never be the same without you. We love you and you will live in our hearts forever.

Karla Gentz Feb 7 2022 10:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Duane Gentz

Karla Gentz Feb 7 2022 10:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Duane Gentz

Jim & Carol Edmond Feb 3 2022 1:24 PM