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Mark B. Kentner

Feb 11, 2013

Mark B. Kentner, 69, Mt. Pleasant died. Saturday Feb. 9, 2013, at his home in Mt. Pleasant.

The family will meet with friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ossenbrink Center next to Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point.

The mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point with Fr. Joseph Phung and Fr. Dennis Hoffman as celebrants. Burial with full military rites by the Hotz-Geers American Legion Post #668 of West Point will be in the Calvary Cemetery in West Point.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Born Jan. 28, 1944, at Mason City, he was the son of Edward Boyd and Jean Toland Kentner. On Dec. 18, 1965, at Osage, he married Marcia Berg.

He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant. He graduated from Mason City High School in 1962 he received a bachelor degree from St. Ambrose University and then obtained a master’s degree from Drake University. He was a United States Army Veteran, a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity. He was a past Lions Club member and a member of the West Union Jaycees. He enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing, fixing cars, working with his hands, traveling and being with his family.

Survivors include his wife of Mt. Pleasant; three daughters, Molly (Craig) Fedler of West Point, Sara Kentner of Coralville, and Madeleine (Eric) Finch of Hohenfels, Germany; seven grandchildren; his twin brother, David (Judy) Kentner of Georgia; one sister, Kay (Dale) Ouverson of Arizona; two step-brothers, Keith Shearer of Dubuque and Don Forest of Florida; and one step-sister Barbara Link of Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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