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Clarence D. Bentson, 62

Jul 31, 2011

Clarence Bentson

Many, La. — Clarence Donald Bentson, age 62, of Many, La., died on Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Byrd Regional Hospital, in Leesville, La.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2011, at Riverside Cemetery in Winnebago, at 4:30 p.m. He will be laid to rest beside his grandfather, Bent Clarence Bentson. Luncheon before graveside services will be held at Berean Baptist Church, 444 4th St. SE, in Winnebago, from 1-4 p.m.

He was born on July 28, 1948, in Fairmont.

He was very proud to have served his country two terms in Viet Nam. He retired MP from the army.

He is survived by his wife, Felipa Bentson, of Many; one daughter, Julie Dahanaike, of Minnesota; three grandchildren; seven sisters, Ivy, Barb, Polly and Tracey, of Minnesota, Penny, of Louisiana, Kathy, of Texas, and Naomi, of North Dakota; eight brothers, Alan, Curt and Carl, of Minnesota, Terry, of North Dakota, Robert, of Ohio, Herb and Joe, of Indiana, and Billy, of Florida; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Lois McKellar Bentson.