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Leroy Clemence Gentz

January 20, 1938 — January 22, 2022

Leroy Clemence Gentz, 84, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2022, at Herington Municipal Hospital. He was born on January 20, 1938, to Clemence Gentz and Lillian Schultz in Herington, KS.
Leroy was a lifelong member of the Herington Community, where everyone knew him. Leroy was a graduate of the class of 1956 at Herington High School. After graduating he spent a short time in the Navy before being medically discharged. He then returned to Herington, where he worked for several Upholstery Shops. When Leroy wasn’t working, he could be found bowling, which was a favorite pastime of his. He could also be found rooting on the K-State Wildcats, but Leroy loved all sports.
Leroy is survived by his brother; Lonny Gentz and wife Pam of Topeka, KS, sister; Janet McKenney, of Bucksport, ME, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother Jerry. Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel is serving the family.

Memorial Service will be held February 5, 2022, at 11:00am, at the First Baptist Church of Herington, with Reverend Bryan Polin officiating. Family requests that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of Herington, 210 E. Hawley St., Herington, KS 67449. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Leroy at

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Saturday, February 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church, Herington

210 E Hawley St, Herington, KS 67449

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