Larry Caleb Tentis
Larry Caleb Tentis passed away peacefully on November 21, 2021, at Gundersen St. Elizabeth's Care Center at the age of 83. Larry was born in Wabasha, MN, on March 25, 1938, to Norman Sr. and Julia (McNallan) Tentis. He was raised on the family farm in Cook’s Valley, west of Kellogg, MN.
After graduating from St. Felix High School in 1957, he enlisted in the United States Army Reserve. After his military commitment, he continued community involvement in the Kellogg American Legion and Kellogg Lions Club for many years.
Larry, partnered with his brother Tony, farmed until his health would not allow it. He found fulfillment in working on the farm, managing cattle, working on equipment, and growing crops. His other joys included visiting with neighbors, going on weekend trips with friends, and contributing to the local community.
He is survived by brothers Tom Sr. Tentis (Jan) and Norman Jr. Tentis (Barb); sister-in-law, Kathy Tentis; nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Tony Tentis; niece, Patty Packer.
Visitation is at Saint Agnes Church in Kellogg on Saturday, November 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Greenfield Cemetery.
Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gundersen St. Elizabeth's Care Center Shields Ave., Kellogg American Legion and/or Kellogg Lions Club.