Sylvester John Krentz
January 12, 1932 – July 26, 2022
Sylvester John Krentz of Bruno, SK, passed away at Humboldt District Hospital, Humboldt, SK, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. He was 90 years of age. Sylvester was born on January 12, 1932, to Peter and Catherine (nee Roth) Krentz in Bruno. He was raised on the family farm north of Bruno, and attended Thiel-Krentz School in the area. In 1952, Sylvester entered the work force at Bruno Hardware. He married Marion Gerling in 1955, and their union was blessed with three children, two daughters and one son. Sylvester began a career as a plumber and gasfitter at the Canadian Forces Station in Dana, where he was employed for 24 years. He then owned and operated his own business, Syl’s Plumbing and Heating, until 2005. Sylvester will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Marion (nee Gerling) Krentz; three children and their families: Sherry Krentz (Dwayne); Brenda Weiman (Leslie) and family, Kristen Weiman (Pat) and children Kinley, John, and Kabri, and Darnell Weiman (Kristina) and children Cohen and Rielle; Bob Krentz (Tammy) and family, Joel Krentz, and Kalee Krentz-Sveinbjornson (Dylan) and children Khloe and Zoe; three sisters and one brother: Marion Richardson, Bernie (Annella) Krentz, Diane (Ken) Megyesi, and Kathy (Len) Steckler; and by numerous nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Catherine (nee Roth) Krentz; and by five brothers and three sisters: Edward Krentz, Bernadette Krentz, Francis Krentz, Florence Yungwirth, Joe Krentz, Ray Krentz, Dennis Krentz, and Geraldine Kalinski. The Funeral Mass was offered at St. Bruno Roman Catholic Church, Bruno, on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., celebrated by Fr. Pius Schroh. Others taking part were: Cohen Weiman, crossbearer; Kristen Weiman and Kalee Krentz-Sveinbjornson, scripture readers; Kristina Weiman and Joel Krentz, intentions; Sylvester’s great-grandchildren, giftbearers; Roberta Krentz and Jane Strasser, memorial table attendants; Joel Krentz, eulogist; and Darnell Weiman, urnbearer. Music ministry was provided by Denise Krentz and members of the St. Bruno Parish Choir. Honorary pallbearers were “all those who shared in Sylvester’s life”. Interment followed at St. Bruno Roman Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to either the Bruno Senior Citizen’s Friendship Centre (P.O. Box 485, Bruno, SK, S0K 0S0) or the St. Bruno Roman Catholic Cemetery (P.O. Box 458, Bruno, SK, S0K 0S0).
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Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral Chapel - Humboldt, Saskatchewan