Obituary for Lawrence Lysle Bentley

Lawrence Lysle Bentley

Birth Date: Jan. 5th, 1916
Date Passed: Nov. 24th, 2015


Lawrence Lysle Bentley age 99, of Ravenna, MI died Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at home. Lawrence was born on January 5, 1916 in Moorland Township, MI to the late Carl and Ethyl (Goodrich) Bentley. He married Martha Branspenix in 1936 an she preceded him in death in 2001. Lawrence is survived by One Son; Steven Bentley of Muskegon and two Daughters; Donna Levandowski and (Paul Franckowiak) of Grand Haven and Stephanie (Patrick) Lawrence of Newaygo. 14 Grandchildren, Numerous Great Grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. 2 Brothers: Carl Bentley Jr. of Ravenna and Earl (Dorothy) Bentley of Sullivan Township. Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, wife Martha, Two Sons: Richard and Ken. Two Daughters: Lorraine Brott and Carol Juntunen. Sister; Dorothy Younge. Cremation has taken place with a Memorial Service at a later date. Memorials may be directed to: Meals on Wheels. Go to or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511