Dale “Monk” Rentrop
Dale “Monk” Rentrop, born Dec. 4, 1940, passed away on June 26, 2013, at age 72.
Dale was the owner of Stagg Marine Inc. of Morgan City, founded in 1980. He will be remembered as an avid LSU fan, fun-loving family man, devoted father and husband. “Monk” was always up to something. Everyone who knew him will miss his mischievous smile and his classic nod and wink. We all hold in our hearts at least one hilarious time shared with Dale.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Carolyn Rose Rentrop; son, Dale P. Rentrop Jr. and wife, Lauren, of Berwick; daughter, Laura Brignac and husband, Malcolm, of Baton Rouge; son, Patrick J. Rentrop and wife, Janelle, of Lafayette; son, Christian M. Rentrop and wife, Victoria, of Berwick; stepsons, Errol Junca and wife, Ann, of Charenton, Rene Junca and fiancée, Penny, of Glencoe, and Hugh Junca III of Lafayette; stepdaughter, Monique J. Dugas of Lafayette; brothers, Charles Rentrop and Ray Rentrop and their spouses; and sisters, Barbara and Peggy of Patterson. Dale is survived by grandchildren, Sarah, Grace and Claire Rentrop, Camden and Hillary Rentrop, and Jayce, Tristian and Jaden Rentrop; stepgrandchildren, Hannah, Luke and Kate Bailey, Kelly Chanthavongsy and husband, Erik, Cody Junca, Maegan Junca, Aylece Dugas, and Nicholas, Allison, Derek, and Emily Junca; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Brailyn and Maxon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Annette L. and Eugene Rentrop; late wife, Charlene F. Rentrop; his brother, Teddy Rentrop, and sister, Joy R. White.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Friday, June 28, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Berwick at 2 p.m.
Dale will be laid to rest in the Berwick Mausoleum.