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Arnold Entz

March 20, 2015

Arnold J. Entz, 90, passed away Friday, March 20th  in Newton.


Arnold was born on February 8, 1925 to Gustav and Katie (Regier) Entz in Newton, Kansas.


Arnold married Jane Wedel on August 25, 1954 in Elbing, Kansas. They were married for 60 years prior to his death.


Arnold was a retired farmer.  He was a member of  First Mennonite Church of Newton.


He is survived by his wife: Jane; children: Loren and wife Nancy, Janene Jantz ; and grandchildren Christina Entz  and Derek Entz .


He was preceded in death by his parents: Gustav and Katie Entz; brothers Bernhard, Alfred and Gus, and sisters Frieda Harder, Louise Wedel and Helen Kaufman Klaassen.


Memorial Services are scheduled for 11:00 am, Thursday, March 26th at First Mennonite Church of Newton. A visitation is scheduled from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on Wednesday, March 25th at Petersen Funeral Home. The family will be present to greet friends from 6:00 to 7:30 pm during the visitation.  The burial will be held prior to the Memorial Service at 9:30 am, Thursday, March 26th, at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.


A memorial has been set up for Mennonite Central Committee and the First Mennonite Church Short Term Mission Fund. Contributions may be sent to Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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