Max P. Bents

Max P. Bents, 35, of Berwyn, IL died Monday, March 27, 2017 at his home. He was born October 12, 1981 in Tracy, MN to Mark and Nancy (Johnson) Bents. Max graduated Burnsville High School in 2000. He worked in construction, flooring and remodeling as well as hospitality service for several years. Max attended St. Paul College for two years, before beginning his career as an over-the-road trucker.  He will be remembered for his generosity and kind heart, his faith, his tenacity at cribbage, quick wit and ability to make others laugh.
He is survived by his parents, Mark (Lori) Bents of Apple Valley and Nancy (Wayne) Hansen of Waseca, MN; one sister, Angelique (Artur) Onu and daughter, Anna Maria of Rosemont, MN; two brothers, Gerd (Gina) Bents and children: Raena, Harm, Hannah, Emily and Jake of St. Paul, MN and Benjamin (Beth) Bents and children: Caden and Hadley of Denver, CO; two stepsisters, Angela Keller (Rick Campion) and Liz Keller, all of Woodbury, MN; stepbrother, Jeff Hansen of Mankato, MN; paternal grandmother, Vera M. Bents of Stewart, MN and aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Funeral service were held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at First Lutheran Church, Cumberland, with Rev. Timothy Schmidt officiating. Pallbearers were Gerd Bents, Benjamin Bents, Angie Onu, Rick Campion, Artur Onu and Jeff Hansen.  Honorary pallbearers were Angela Keller, Liz Keller and Mike Streff.  
Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland is serving the family.



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