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Randy Leo Bennett

Male 1957 - 1992  (34 years)


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  • Name Randy Leo Bennett 
    Born 31 Dec 1957  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1992  Chandler, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1087  Rossville
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father Kenneth L Bennett 
    Mother Norma Jean Reicherter Bennett 
    Married 5 Jun 1955  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage- Reicherter, Norma-Bennett, Kenneth
    Marriage- Reicherter, Norma-Bennett, Kenneth
    Mrs. Kenneth L. Bennett, married in the Assumption Church, is the former Norma Jean Reicherter. The couple is at home at 906 Fillmore, Topeka, Kansas.

    THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1955 REICHERTER - BENNETT VOWS SAID IN ASSUMPTION CHURCH IN TOPEKA
    In a ceremony solemnized July 3 at 9 p. m. in the Assumption Church, Norma Jean Reicherter, Topeka daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Reicherter, Seneca, became the bride of Kenneth L. Bennett, Rossville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bennett, Rossville.

    Msgr. Eugene F. Vallely performed the double-ring ceremony before a Nuptial High Mass. The church choir provided the music.

    The bride wore a gown of hand- clipped Chantilly lace and nylon tulle. The fitted bodice was designed with a net yoke and mandarin collar outlined in rainbow sequins. The long sleeves were finished with scallops of lace. The very full tulle skirt worn over hoops, featured lace insets at the hemline and had an aisle-wide chapel train. Her finger-tip length veil of imported silk illusion, was held by a Juliet cap of lace outlined with seed pearls. She wore pearl earrings, a gift of the groom, and carried a bouquet of red roses.

    Mary Ellen Reicherter, Seneca, sister of the bride, maid of honor, and Mary Bennett, Rossville, sister of the groom, wore ballerina-length gowns of net over taffeta with fitted waists, strapless bodices, and matching bolero jackets. Miss Reicherter was in pink. Miss Bennett in aqua. They wore half-hats of white flowers and tulle and carried bouquets of yellow carnations.

    The groom was attended by Gale Bennett, Rossville, as best man, and Jody Muller, St. Marys, groomsman. Donald Bennett, Wamego, and Francis Muller, Manhattan, ushered.

    The bride’s mother wore a lilac colored nylon dress and the groom’s mother wore a navy blue nylon dress. Both had corsages of white feathered carnations.

    A reception was held in the Rose du Barry Room of the Hotel Jayhawk following the ceremony. A four-tiered wedding cake, decorated with pint roses, centered the table. Assisting were: Mrs. Robert Brunnin, Catherine Noll and Isla Parnell.

    A dinner was served at the Hotel Jayhawk following the reception for the wedding party and immediate families.

    The couple is at home at 906 Fillmore, Topeka.

    The bride has been employed by the National Reserve Life Insurance Company for the past three years. The groom is serving with the United States Air Force, stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rapid City S. D.
    Engagement- Reicherter, Norma-Bennett, Kenneth
    Engagement- Reicherter, Norma-Bennett, Kenneth
    Reicherter-Bennett

    Announcement is made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Norma Jean Reicherter, by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Reicherter, Seneca, to Kenneth Bennett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bennett of Rossville.

    The wedding will take place July 6 at the Assumption Church in Topeka.

    Miss Reicherter is employed by the National Reserve Life Insurance Co. in Topeka. Mr. Bennett is serving with the United States Air Force stationed in Rapid City, S.D.
    Anniversary- Bennett, Kenneth and Norma
    Anniversary- Bennett, Kenneth and Norma
    Bennett Couple to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
    Kenneth and Norma Bennett, Rossville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 6, 2005.

    Kenneth Bennett, Rossville, and Norma Reicherter, Seneca, were married July 6, 1955, at Assumption Catholic Church, Topeka.

    Their children are Mark Bennett, Topeka, and Yvonne and Doug Pollman, Barnes. Their sons, Randy Bennett and Dennis Bennett are deceased.

    Their grandchildren are Krystal and Ross Inman and Dominic, Concordia, MO; Tonya and Ethan Ramsey and Harmony, Springfield, MO; Jason and Mellisa Bennett and Mychaela, and Tanner Bennett, all of Mesa, AZ; Kyle Bennett, Topeka; and Cody and Ashly Pollman, Barnes.

    A family barbecue is planned.
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carol Evans Bennett 
    Married 18 Jun 1977  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jason Bennett
     2. Tanner Bennett
    Last Modified 2 May 2014 15:29:57 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Bennett, Randy
    Obituary- Bennett, Randy
    Randy L. Bennett
    ROSSVILLE — Services for will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stan¬islaus Catholic Church in Rossville for Randy L. Bennett, 34, Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Rossville, who died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1992, at his home. Authorities said he died of a self-in¬flicted gunshot wound.
    He was born Dec. 31, 1957, in To¬peka, the son of Kenneth L. and Nor¬ma Reicherter Bennett. He grew up in Rossville and lived in Berryton before tie moved to Chandler in 1973.
    He was active in boys baseball pro-grams in Berryton and Phoenix. He was a truck driver for Headlee Roof¬ing Company in Phoenix.
    He was married to Carol Evans June 18, 1977. in Topeka. She sur¬vives.
    Other survivors include two sons, Jason Bennett and Tanner Bennett, both of Mesa, Ariz.; his parents, Ken¬neth and Norma Bennett, Rossville; grandmothers, Mary Olson, Rossville, and Teresa Reicherter, Seneca; a brother, Mark Bennett, Topeka; and a sister, Yvonne Bennett, Rossville.
    Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Bennett will lie in state after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tues¬day.
    Memorial contributions may be made to an Educational Fund for Ja¬son and Tanner Bennett and sent in care of the funeral home.
    Obituary- Bennett, Randy 2
    Obituary- Bennett, Randy 2
    Randy L. Bennett

    Services for Randy L. Bennett will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville for Randy L. Bennett, 34, Chandler, Ariz. Formerly of Rossville, who died Thursday, October 1, 1992, at his home. Authorities said he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    He was born December 31, 1957, in Topeka, the son of Kenneth L. and Norma Reicherter Bennett. He grew up in Rossville and lived in Berryton before he moved to Chandler in 1988.

    He was active in boy’s baseball programs in Berryton and Phoenix. He was a truck driver for Headlee Roofing Company in Phoenix.

    He was married to Carol Evans June 18, 1977, in Topeka. She survives.

    Other survivors include two sons, Jason Bennett and Tanner Bennett, both of Mesa, Ariz.; his parents, Kenneth and Norma Bennett, Rossville; grandmothers, Mary Olson, Rossville, and Teresa Reicherter, Seneca; a brother, Mark Bennett, Topeka; and a sister, Yvonne Bennett, Rossville.

    Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Bennett will lie in state after 2 p.m. Tuesday (today) at Verschelden Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    Memorial contributions may be made to an Educational Fund for Jason and Tanner Bennett and sent in care of the funeral home.

    Birth- Bennett, Randy
    Birth- Bennett, Randy
    Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bennett announce the birth of a son, Randy Leo, December 31. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bennett of Rossville and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Reicherter of Seneca.