USS Cabildo (LSD-16 )
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Alfred Krentz MM2
Crewmember Association Member
USS Cabildo (LSD-16) SN 1950 -1951
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Alfred Krentz during his Cabildo days

We were saddened to learn from his wife Joanne that Alfred had passed away last April 18th, 2018. Alfred and Joanne attended the 2003 and 2007 reunions. He was a member of the association for many years. His obituary follows::


Obituary for Alfred Arnold Krentz

Alfred Arnold Krentz, 95, passed away on April 22, 2018. He was born in Illinois and relocated to California at the age of 4. He had two siblings Pauline Durrington (deceased) and Hazelbelle Moore.

He worked for the Federal Government as a machinist for 31 years interrupted twice by being called into the Navy for WWII and the Korean war.

After retirement, he worked for Valencia Lea Mobile Home Park until the age of 85. He was married to Donna Hill and had two children Deka (Larry) Peters, and Laurie (Bob) Lasswell. They gave him six grandchildren: Chris Peters (Kelley), Karen (Matt) Weidner, Kim Blake, Stacey Carlson, Brian Lasswell, and Jason (Helen) Lasswell. They gave him 8 great grandchildren. Donna was deceased in 1993. He married Martha Joanne Slee in 1994 and received 3 bonus children: David Whitmore, Alyson (David) Reinhardt, and Gayle (Rick) Herman and 5 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He lived a fulfilled and long life. There will be no service according to his wishes.

Interment at Riverside National Cemetery will be private. 


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