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Gene Laverentz
Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Troy
formerly of Bendena area , KS

Gene Laverentz, 76, of Overland Park  passed away Monday, October 18, 2021 at a Kansas City hospital. 

Gene was born on June 15, 1945 in Bendena, Kansas  to William and Ellenora (Ricklefs) Laverentz. 

He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1967, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Husbandry.  Gene lived and farmed in Bendena until the late 80’s, he then moved to Garden City, then moved to Overland Park in 1998.  Gene farmed and raised cattle early in his career and worked in sales most of his life.   

Gene is a member of the Advent Lutheran Church in Olathe, Kansas. 

He married Charlotte Russell on March 16, 1973 in Bendena.  She survives of the home.  Gene was preceded in death by his parents. 

Additional survivors include; son, Brian Laverentz of Overland Park, Kansas 

                  Daughters; Lisa Laverentz of Overland Park, Kansas 

                             Linda Serrano (Anthony) of Louisburg, Kansas 

            2 grandsons;  Wyatt and Cade Serrano 

      Brothers; Loren Laverentz of St. Joseph, Missouri 

                        Larry Laverentz (Melody) of Lenexa, Kansas 

          Sister,  Carol Haddad of Kansas City, Missouri 

              Numerous nieces and nephews 

FUNERAL: Saturday, October 23, 2021 – 10:30 A.M. 

      At:  St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bendena, Kansas 

     Burial:  Moray Cemetery north of Bendena, Kansas 

   Visitation:  family will receive friends Friday evening 6-8 pm at the Harman Rohde Funeral Home in Troy, Kansas. Friends may call after 9 A.M. Friday. 

   Memorials: either the St. John’s Lutheran Church or Moray Cemetery c/o funeral home P.O. Box 185 Troy, KS 66087 


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