John M. Hentze

WASHINGTON—John M. Hentze, 73, former resident of Wilmington, passed away on Nov. 26, 2020 in Spokane, WA.
He was born March 31, 1947 at Morenci, AZ, the third child of Melvin and Doris Hentze. John graduated from Wilmington High School, was a member of the class of 1965 and graduated from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL in 1969. He was drafted into military service and served in Vietnam. At the conclusion of his service he was honorably discharged.
John is survived by three sisters: Charlotte (Henry) Dieringer, of Venice FL; Pam (Joe) Ewan, of Colville, WA and Janet Hentze, of Vancouver, WA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin (Mel) and Doris (Bullock) Hentze.
Cremation rites were accorded. John’s remains will be inurned at a later date at Veterans’ Administration Cemetery in Spokane, WA.