Benny George Rentschler Jr.

Benny “Ben” George Rentschler Jr., 60, of Miles City died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in his home. He was born on April 2, 1956 in Marion, Ohio, the son of Benny Rentschler Sr. and Bertha (Jones) Rentschler.

At the age of seventeen, Mr. Rentschler moved to Miles City. He married Barbra (Lynch) Strelow and they had a son, Benny Rentschler III. In 1984, Mr. Rentschler met Debra, and in 1985 they were married. They had two children (Toni and Eric), a nephew (Jeremy), and many neighbor children raised later. Pine Hills Youth Corrections was his major Miles City career.

His survivors include his wife, Debra (Hofer) Rentschler; children Eric Rentschler, Toni (Rusty Jungles) Rentschler, Benny Rentschler III and Jeremy Hawkins of Florida; grandchildren Harley, Elizabeth and Elliot; and his aunt Rose Conley.  He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, many aunts and uncles and a great-grandmother.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 31, 2016, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Military graveside services will be Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery in Miles City with full military honors. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:  www.stevensonandsons.com.