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Llewellyn Leroy "Dick" Bennett
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Birth: May 8, 1891
Edna
Labette County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1940
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Married Violet Dee "Aunt Dee" Strickland on September 5, 1914 at Girard, Crawford County, Kansas.

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Obituary taken from The Edna Sun, Thursday, March 3, 1960, Pg. 27:

LLEWELLYN L. BENNETT LAID TO REST

Llewellyn L. (Dick) Bennett, 68, retired Chetopa resident, died at 7:35 a.m. Sunday in the University of Kansas Medical Center at Kansas City where he had surgery performed Friday morning. He had been in ill health for some time and entered the hospital Feb. 17.

Bennett was born May 8, 1891, near Edna, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bennett. He was married in Sept. 1914 to Dee Strickland at Girard. They had lived in Chetopa for the past 44 years and his entire life was spent in the Edna and Chetopa communities.

He was employed for 23 years with Texaco Cities Service pipeline and retired in 1957. He had owned and operated a gaage previously. He was a member of the Chetopa lodge, AF&AM.

Survivors include his wife of the home, two brothers, John of Edna and Clayton of Mound Valley; a sister, Mrs. Clyde Phillips, Lafayette, Colo; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today in the Miller Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Roy F. Horton, former pastor of the Chetopa Christian Church now of Eureka Springs, Ark., presiding. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William John Bennett (1845 - 1922)
  Rachel Tee Masters Bennett (1854 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Violet Dee Strickland Bennett (1893 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Bennett Evans (1870 - 1925)**
  Elizabeth Jane Bennett Thorn (1872 - 1954)*
  Orval Bennett (1873 - ____)*
  Ora Oscar Bennett (1874 - 1932)*
  John William Bennett (1875 - 1965)*
  Anna Mary Bennett Collins (1877 - 1953)*
  Edward Thomas Bennett (1879 - 1940)*
  Evan Alva Bennett (1882 - 1931)*
  Ira Clayton Bennett (1886 - 1964)*
  Emily Eunice Bennett Anderson (1889 - 1958)*
  Llewellyn Leroy Bennett (1891 - 1940)
  Ellen Sue Bennett Phillips (1893 - 1970)*
  (Infant Son) Bennett (1895 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Chetopa
Labette County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Jan 26, 2012
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Llewellyn Leroy Dick Bennett
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Llewellyn Leroy Dick Bennett
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Llewellyn Leroy Dick Bennett
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 Added: May. 29, 2013
 
 
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