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Bette M. McKenney Bentley
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1925
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 2008, USA


Bette M. Bentley, age 83, of Valparaiso, IN passed away Saturday, December 27, 2008.
A Valparaiso resident since 1966, coming from Gary, she was born August 20, 1925 in Covington, KY to James and Martha (Gruell) McKenney.
She had been a telephone consultant for Montgomery Wards and Sears, was a model for Revlon in Washington D.C., a member of the Middle Eastern Dance Troupe, and a volunteer with the Porter Hospital Guild.
On October 11, 1943 in Washington D.C. she married E. Walter "Dick" Bentley, who preceded her in death April 19, 2006.
Survivors include two children: Jon Bentley of Indianapolis and Dawn Bentley of Valparaiso; four grandchildren: Styan (Stephanie) Bentley of Valparaiso, Michael Bentley Rand of Elkhart, Kaya Warner of Joppa, MD, and Guion Bentley of Alabama; two great-grandchildren: Lyndsey and Zachary Bentley; and dear friend, Lee Gray of Valparaiso.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother and a twin sister, Mary Jane. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, 5:00-7:00 PM. Memorials may be made to the Porter County Animal Shelter.

Published in The Times on 12/29/2008
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  E. Walter Bentley (1921 - 2006)
Memorial Park Cemetery
Porter County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Feb 12, 2009
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Bette M. <i>McKenney</i> Bentley
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