Thomas Matthew Hentzen
Thomas Matthew Hentzen
  • September 22, 1924 - July 14, 2017
  • Wichita, Kansas

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92, passed away July 14, 2017. Tom was born September 22, 1924, to Louis and Ella Hentzen in St. Paul, KS. He served in the United States Army during WWII and later retired as a painter for Chance Rides Manufacturing Inc. He was a member of the American Legion Post 256 and a member of BoysTown. He enjoyed wood working and painting, was an avid pitch player and was a Huskers sports fan. Tom was preceded by son, Kevin L. Hentzen; daughter, Michelle Freed; parents; 14 brothers and sisters. He is survived by wife of 58 years, Peggy Hentzen; daughters, Linda Allasia, Susan Tower, Teresa Hentzen, and Jacqueline (Brad) Robison; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, and Funeral Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, both at Resthaven Mortuary.