Joe Souza Bento

September 4, 1948 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 72)

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Services will now be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg IA


Joe S. Bento, age 72 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Villisca, IA.

Joe Souza Bento was born on September 4, 1948 in Tulare, CA; the son of Manual and Mary (Correia) Bento.  He served in the United State Army from 1973 to 1979 during the Vietnam War.

He moved to Hamburg in 1981.  Joe worked at various places, including:  Interstate Nursery, Manildra, Vogel Popcorn, Ariens Manufacturing in Auburn, NE and American Meter in Nebr. City.  He retired in 2011.

He is survived by two sisters:  Pauline Moore of Aliceville, AL and Louise Johnson of Stockbridge, GA; one brother Richard Bento of Reno, NV; granddaughter Autumn Smith and husband Jason of Clarinda, IA; other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and special friend Jo Mattice.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Hamburg Cemetery in Hamburg, IA.  Military Honors will be conducted by the Hamburg American Legion Post.

Memorials may be given to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Memorial Service
December 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Rash-Gude Funeral Home
1220 Main St.
Hamburg, IA 51640

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