DEATH: Frieda Johanna Bentz

Frieda Johanna Bentz, 103, died on Jan. 6, 2022, at her residence in rural Tampa.

The funeral service was at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at St. John’s John Lutheran Church in Tampa officiated by Rev. Clark M. Davis.

Interment at St. John’s Lutheran cemetery 4 miles North of Tampa.

The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Memorials to the Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born on Jan. 27, 1918, to John and Helena (Ottensmeier) Backhus at Tampa. She married Otto Bentz on March 14, 1943, in rural Tampa.

Survivors include daughter-in-law, Virginia Bentz of Tampa; 1 grandchild, 1great-grandchild and 1 great-great-grandchild; brother, Wilbert Backhus of Tampa.

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