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1936 Janie 2020

Janie Bryant Bentancur

May 6, 1936 — September 11, 2020

Janie Bryant Bentancur age 84, of Holgate, died Friday night, September 11, 2020 at the Defiance In-patient Hospice Center.

Her Legacy… She was born May 6, 1936 to Juan and Consuelo Gutierrez in Robstown, TX.  On November 20, 1952
she married Fermin Bentancur.  Janie was employed with General Motors, retiring in 1994.  Her children and grandchildren were her life.

She survived by her children: Mary (Lupe) Bentancur Lopez, Holgate, Daniel Bentancur, Ayersville, Marie (Tim) Cantu, Defiance, Michele (Jose) Hinojosa, Lima, Jessie (Laura) Bentancur, Saginaw, MI and Marianne (Ziggy) Sanchez, Edmond, OK; 16 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and siblings: Presciliano Bryant, Donna , TX, Maria Carmen (Reynaldo) Vargas, Falfurrias, TX, Joe (Margie) Bryant, Anthony, NM and David Bryant, Corpus Christi, TX.  Janie
was preceded in death by her husband Fermin on January 11, 2018, her son Joe Louis Bentancur, and siblings: Yolanda Vera, María Elena Luna, Juan M. Bryant and Josefina Oranday.

Her Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street,
Holgate on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.  Due to health concerns; a mask is required, social distancing is encouraged and the number of visitors will be regulated at any given time for admittance.  The celebration of Janie’s life
will continue in Grelton Cemetery, Grelton following visitation at the funeral home.  If sending a memorial contribution, you are asked to consider the American Cancer Society.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zachrich Funeral Home and Cremation Services

114 Williams Street, Holgate, OH 43527

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Starts at 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

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