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Visitation

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Friday August 30th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Saturday August 31st, 2019
11:00am

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Interment

Immaculate Conception Cemetery
Saturday August 31st, 2019
12:00pm

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Richard "Dick" P. Gentges

Richard “Dick” P. Gentges, age 78 of Loose Creek, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019, at his residence.

 

Dick was born January 26, 1941, in Frankenstein, a son to the late Joseph and Rose (Jaegers) Gentges.

 

Dick was a 1959 graduate of Fatima High School.

 

He was a lifelong farmer raising cattle and crops. He enjoyed planting a seed and watching it grow.  Dick farmed for 50 years before retiring his combine in the fall 2018. 

 

Dick was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aeire 2693 of Jefferson City and Loose Creek Community Center.

 

Dick always found time to stop and chat with his friends either on the Ridge, at Coffee Bar, MFA, and just about anywhere he went.  He enjoyed deer camp and cards, drinking beer and BBQ while listening to the Cardinal game, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his girls and their families.

 

Dick is survived by: four daughters, Jackie Russler and her husband Jeff of Jefferson City, Vicki Binkley and her husband Gail of Eugene, Tammy Mead and her husband Justin of Westminster, CO. and Sandra “Sam” Wilson and her husband Drew of Grapevine, TX,; one brother, Jim Gentges of Frankenstein; one sister, Generose Dudenhoeffer of Frankenstein; twelve grandchildren, Kelsey (Kyle) Riggs, Lauren (Ian) Ogden, Christina Binkley, Jon (Kali) Binkley, Sierra, Alexis, and Mariah Binkley, Riley and Evan Mead, Nolan, Luke and Dane Wilson; ten great grandchildren, with another one due in September; one sister-in-law, Sharon Gentges of Frankenstein; as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and his beloved cat, Rosie.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Tom Gentges; two sisters, Virginia Kirsch and Betsy Keller; a sister-in-law, Kay Gentges and three brothers-in-law, George Dudenhoeffer, Bob Kirsch, and Jim Keller; and his chocolate lab, Cocoa.

 

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery.


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Guestbook

A Warm Smile was ordered on August 30, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences and prayers in the loss of your Dad. I'm sure you will many good memories to share.

Lois Mertens Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

An A Garden Path was sent on August 29, 2019

With much Love for Tammy, Riley, Evan, Justin and their entire Family from Judy, Jennie, Betty, Greg, Zoe and Ruby

Expression of Sympathy Aug 29 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers, and heartfelt sympathy go out to the whole family. Betsy sure loved you all!

Tom and Mary Stokes Aug 29 2019 12:00 AM

A Balance Easel Spray was ordered on August 29, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 29 2019 12:00 AM

Dick I am gonna miss our visits. Rest in peace ole man! I will keep a eye on the ridge for you! Thoughts and prayers to your family and friends.

Rick Cook Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

A Shades of Elegance was sent on August 28, 2019

Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Your CG Family Brooke, Janet, Jennifer & Cheryl

Expression of Sympathy Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

An A Garden Path was ordered on August 28, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

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