Richard Eugene Zentz

Richard Eugene Zentz
Feb. 2, 1929-Oct. 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Richard Eugene Zentz, 82, of 17315 Tomahawk Trail, Plymouth, died Oct. 7, 2011 at 11:49 p.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Bourbon to Claude and Eva (Kelsey) Zentz. He lived in Argos for 25 years and moved to Plymouth in 1975.
April 3, 1948 he married Jennie (Becknell) Zentz; she survives.
He was a factory worker at AM General for 26 years. He was a faithful member and a deacon at Faith Baptist Church, Plymouth. He was a graduate of Bremen High School class of 1947. He loved to go fishing and hunting.
In addition to his wife of 62 years, Jennie Zentz, he is survived by three sons, Ted (Becky) Zentz of Plymouth, Roger B. (Lori) Zentz of Argos, Dean (Deb) Zentz of Warsaw; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Raymond (Wanda) Zentz of Bremen, Russell (Mary Ann) Zentz of Hamlet, James Zentz of Argos.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Allen Zentz (May 23, 2008); and two brothers, Donald and Larry Zentz.
Friends may visit with the family Tuesday Oct. 11, 2011 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday Oct. 12, 2011 at the Faith Baptist Church, 12987 Peach Road, Plymouth, with Rev. Paul Whitworth of Faith Baptist Church officiating.
Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 12987 Peach Road, Plymouth, IN 46564.
Electronic condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.