Nevin L. Krentz
1934 - 2018
Adams Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Ames
502 Douglas Avenue
Ames, IA
Nevin L. Krentz

Ames - Nevin L. Krentz, age 84, of Ames, passed away on October 31, 2018 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

Born in Lancaster, PA on January 4, 1934, where he attended high school and college. Nevin was the son of Lloyd and Edith (Binkley) Krentz. He proudly serviced in the Air Force during the Korean War. Nevin was married to Shirley Hinerdeer on January 21, 1956, and they enjoyed a wonderful time touring the country in their RV, golfing, playing bridge, and supporting college sports and live theatre wherever they lived. In 1994, he retired as plant manager from Case New Holland after 38 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; children: Karen (Mike) Linot of Grand Island, NE, Kristine (Christopher) Barto of Shell Knob, MO, Keith (Diane) of Cresco, IA, and Kurtis (Jill) of Wayzata, MN; 8 grandchildren: John, Joseph, Mikayla, Nicole, Alexis, Kaylie, Jon and Carter; a sister Janet (Eugene) Steffish; and brothers Jerry (Christine) and Wayne (Kathy).

A public visitation will be held from 5-7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bliss Cancer Center, 1111 Duff Ave., Ames, IA 50010 or the Israel Family Hospice House, 400 South Dakota Ave., Ames, Iowa 50014. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Adams Funeral Home and online condolences may be left for the family at

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Published by the Des Moines Register on Nov. 4, 2018.
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Shirley. So sorry about Angevin. He was a wonderful person and I enjoyed knowing him. Hope you are doing ok.
Marvin Winick
April 30, 2019
Marvin Winick
April 30, 2019
May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this difficult time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincere regrets for your loss.
(Psalms 116:15).
November 4, 2018
Shirley- sending my love and condolences from Florida! Nevin was such a kind man!! Hugs to you!!
Sherri Gray
November 2, 2018
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