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Lawrence F Van Benthuysen

February 22, 1943 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 78)


Lawrence F. "Butch" VanBenthuysen, 78 of Fishers passed away Monday, September 27, 2021. 

Larry grew up in Westfield and graduated in 1963. He spent 6 years in the Air Force before he was honorably discharged for his service Vietnam. He worked at Eli Lilly for 25 years in the production of insulin and retired to a slower pace and traveling with his wife Karen.

He is survived by his three daughters Melissa Landwerlen and husband Thad, Christy Slabach, Heather Jessee and husband John, as well as his step-son Jake Canada. He has 13 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and his cousins who were like his siblings.

He is preceeded in death by his parents Lawrence and Helen (Eudaly) VanBenthuysen and his wife Karen (Canada) VanBenthuysen.

Indiana Memorial was honored to serve the Van Benthuysen family.

Services are 2pm Saturday, October 9th 2021 at White Chapel in Carmel where he attended church. His final resting place will be at West Grove Cemetery in Deming, Indiana.


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Celebration of Life Service
October 9, 2021

2:00 PM
White Chapel Church
5155 E 116th St
Carmel, IN 46033

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