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Howard Laverne Bennett

April 19, 1928 September 12, 2016
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Obituary for Howard Laverne Bennett

Howard Laverne Bennett, 88, of Redfield passed on Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Thursday, September 15th at the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Stuart. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, September 16th at the Stuart Friends Church. Burial will be at West Linn Cemetery in Linden. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Stuart Friends Church and sent in care of Johnson Family Funeral Home, PO Box 246, Stuart, IA 50250. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Howard Laverne Bennett was born in Van Meter, Iowa on April 19, 1928 to Fred M. and Faye (Lint) Bennett. He moved to Redfield when he was 7 years old and lived there the rest of his life. He married LuVena Knapp on June 4, 1950. To this union was born eight children: Howard Jr. or Redfield, Rose Ellen (Ken) McFarland of Redfield, Gwen (Jim) Leavell of Dexter, Tim (Chris) Bennett of Waterloo, Tony (Roxanna) Bennett of Redfield, Tom (Thom) Bennett/Guzman of Nevada City, California, Carol (Bob) Salazar of Dexter, Crystal Wieda of Redfield; sister, Ruth Howard of Bettendorf. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His family was his whole world.

Howard was a 25 year member of the Stuart Friends Church. He loved to go to church and enjoyed the fellowship with the church family. He worked for the City of Redfield for 27 years and various other places. He loved to fish, hunt and most of all trap. His garden was his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grand-daughter, Sarah Salazar; sister, Helen Blake; brother, Bobby Bennett; and niece, Pat Martin.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

15

Sep

6:00 PM 9/15/2016 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/15/2016 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 North Second Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 North Second Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Service

Friday

16

Sep

10:30 AM 9/16/2016 10:30:00 AM
Stuart Friends Church

723 NORTH FREMONT STREET
Stuart, IA 50250

A luncheon will follow the service at the First Congregational Church in Stuart.

Stuart Friends Church
723 NORTH FREMONT STREET Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Linn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rural Dallas County
Linden, IA 50233

Rural Dallas County Linden 50233 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Friends Church

723 NORTH FREMONT STREET
Stuart, IA 50250
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