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Reva Luella Wahl Bennett
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1913
Forest Grove
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1996
Deschutes County
Oregon, USA

The Oregonian (Portland, OR)
July 14, 1996


Reva Luella Wahl Bennett, a retired teacher who had lived in Bend since 1994, died July 6, 1996, of following a heart attack at age She was 82. A funeral has been held in Sutherlin, where she was a school counselor and taught physical education teacher for 13 23 years.

Mrs. Bennett was born Nov. 14, 24, 1913, in Forest Grove. Her maiden name was Wahl. She graduated from Gaston High School at Gaston and became the first woman to graduate in physical education from Pacific University. She taught in Forest Grove from 1936 to 1938 and began teaching in at Sutherlin High School from in 1953 retiring in to 1976. She also was chairwoman of the Douglas County Scholarship Committee. She was active in Neighborhood Chruch Church of Christ in Sutherlin and the Prineville Christian Church. in Prineville.

She married Benjamin Louis ''Bennie'' Bennett in 1937; he died in February. 1996. Survivors include her daughters, Jean Oberst of Bend, Shirley Strong of Canby and Dorothy Bethune of Oregon City; sister, Patsy McCoy of Las Vegas, Nev.; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Burial will be was in Forest View Cemetery in Forest Grove. Arrangements are by Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home in Bend.

Daughter of Hugh L. Wahl & Viola Ann Perry 
Family links: 
  Hugh Lawrence Wahl (1885 - 1976)
  Benjamin Louis Bennett (1912 - 1996)
  Howard Clinton Wahl (1909 - 1987)*
  Reva Luella Wahl Bennett (1913 - 1996)
  Donald E Wahl (1934 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest View Cemetery
Forest Grove
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Lot 456A, Grave 10
Created by: Tracy Turner
Record added: Sep 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42174998
Reva Luella <i>Wahl</i> Bennett
Added by: Tracy Turner
Reva Luella <i>Wahl</i> Bennett
Added by: Tracy Turner
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