English Cemetery ~ Loren W. Bentley ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Bentley, Loren W.
LAST: Bentley FIRST: Loren MID: W.
BORN: 1 Jun 1919 DIED: 20 Sep 2006 BURIED:  (English Cemetery)
OCCUPATION:  Machinist
BIRTH PLACE:  Hubbard, Hardin Co., Iowa
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
Gresham resident Loren W. Bentley, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Providence Portland Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St.
Loren was born June 1, 1919, in Hubbard, Iowa, to Frank and Edna (Wallace) Bentley. He was raised and educated in Grundy Center, Iowa, and Rhodes, Iowa, where he graduated from high school in 1936.
On May 23, 1942, Loren married Velma Diehl in Grundy Center. He worked as a machinist for various companies, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin for a number of years. He retired in the late 1980s.
In 1998, he moved to Gresham.
Loren was a member of the Baptist church.
In July 2005, Loren was preceded in death by his wife. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Keith Bentley; and grandsons, Walter Frank Bentley and Ethan Jon Bentley. Survivors include his sons, Larry Bentley of Gresham and Leonard Bentley of Cameron Park, Calif.; daughters, Linda Bentley of Gresham and Lynette Fulton of Ontario, Calif.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Wherity Family Funerals in Tualatan is handling arrangements. 
The Gresham Outlook 30 Oct 2006
Loren W.
6-1-1919 - 9-20-2005
Married May 23, 1942
Parents of
Larry, Leonard, Linda, Lynette
[shares marker with Velma M.]
Saucy/Tolles Survey & Photographs
TGO 30 Oct 2006
ROW: 5-5