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Dale James Rentrop Obituary

Dale James Rentrop of Weldon Spring, Mo., passed away on July 17, 2023, due to complications of cancer.

Submitted by Teddy O. Rentrop, brother

Dale James Rentrop of Weldon Spring, Mo., passed away on July 17, 2023, due to complications of cancer. Born Sept. 19, 1956, in Brownsville, Texas. He is a descendant of James Monroe George and James Ira George Sr. of the Burbank area and Pawhuska. He was proceeded in death recently by his mother Louella King George and brother Mark King Rentrop both of Brownsville. He is survived by his wife Janet Jung and stepson Michael Braun, also by his brother Teddy O. Rentrop Jr., his sister Mary Lou Nuckols, numerous nieces, cousins, and nephew.

Dale graduated from Pan American University with a degree in math and computer science. Upon graduation, he moved to the Saint Louis area and worked for Southwestern Bell for several years. He also received an MBA in Communications Technology from Washington University at Saint Louis. He was also engaged in several business and consulting enterprises.

Dale was proud of his Osage heritage and came to love exploring, hiking, and camping in the former home of the Osage, Missouri. Among his other passions were hunting in Missouri and western states and fishing along the South Texas coast also a passion with his grandfather James Ira George. (Instead of the buffalo hunts of old, Grandfather engaged in yearly month-long camping and fishing in June/July on Boca Chica beach.) Dale was fond of travel not only worldwide for business but especially the road trip. He relished driving for hours to visit the vast areas of the country. These road trips also included several drives to the Osage Reservation.

A celebration of life was held at Quail Ridge Park Lodge was held July 30, 2023, a favorite hiking area of his. Numerous friends, coworkers and family shared in memories and escapades.

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