Daniel Judson Sentman

Daniel Judson Sentman

08-03-1943 - 07-22-2021

Daniel Judson Sentman

08-03-1943 - 07-22-2021

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Age 77, of Apache Junction, AZ. He was born August 3, 1943 in Coeur D’Alene, ID, to Robert G. Sentman and Bertha Mae (Logan). He attended Central Valley High School in Spokane, WA, and Crowder College in Neosho, MO. He was Operations Manager at Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority when he retired in 2006. Previous to that he was employed by Metropolitan St Louis Sewer District in St Louis, MO, and Sauget Sanitary District in Sauget, Illinois. He married Donna Jean Vessell (nee Leuschke) on December 26, 1986 in St Peters, MO. Mr Sentman and his wife settled in Apache Junction, AZ in April of 2020, where they attended Broadway Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Glenn Sentman, (Bonnie) Janet “Sam”Johnson, (Richard), Patricia Shurtlieff (Robert) and William “Dale” Sentman (Margaret Gordon Hansen) He is survived by his wife, Donna Sentman, son Dean Sentman (Julie), of Wentzville, MO, daughter Danielle Kehoe (Erin), of Troy, MO, step-daughter Valerie Hill (nee Berry), of Centralia, IL, adopted son Christopher W. Sentman, of Overland, MO, adopted son Chad A. Sentman (Julia) of Heidelberg, Germany, 15 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, multiple nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and cousin, John Logan, of Hyde Park, NY, he is also survived by his former wife, Donna Cuevas (Joe) of Warrenton,  MO. Mr Sentman was a man of principle who followed his convictions, who took responsibility where it was not required of him, who had the relentless tenacity to never give up. He was an avid car enthusiast, often taking his family to car shows and drag races, watching NASCAR or Formula One on TV. He owned several noteworthy vehicles in his lifetime, including a Corvette and a motor home, in which he lived for several years with his wife, enjoying the freedom of the open road. He will be missed by all who knew him. Memorial service date, place, and time to be determined in October.

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4 responses to Daniel Judson Sentman

  1. Words cannot even begin to express my sorrow for you and your family. Dan will be truly missed but know he will walk beside you every day. Unseen and unheard. Holding onto your memories will keep him near. Sending you hugs my dear friend. Love Samantha

  2. Kathy Boker says:

    Dear Donna, you and your family have been through so much. I am so sorry for the passing of your dear husband. Though we know he is with his Lord and Savior, I know it will be a tough time for a while. Be kind to yourself and take things easy and know we are all praying for you.

  3. We are praying for you and your family. Dan will surely be missed by all who had the chance to know him. We are here for you if you need anything, don’t hesitate to reach out.

  4. Dear Donna and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Dan’s passing. We a loved him; he was such a great friend. Bruce will miss his phone conversations very much. Bruce enjoyed his time working with him at VVWRA. He was certainly the best Plant Supt that Bruce worked with by far. Good times remembered and then it all went downhill after he left.
    We all remember that special Christmas we all shared that one year with the German exchange students. We all are glad we got to spend that time with you both that year.
    Our condolences to your family and hoping for good memories to carry you through this difficult time.
    Love,
    Bruce, Linda Nick and Alex Correia

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