Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Larry Ray Bensett

Born: August 24, 1965 - Died: August 19, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.
Date: August 27, 2022 --- Time: 9-11 a.m.


Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville
Date: August 27, 2022 --- Time: 11:00 a.m.


Memorials / Donations

Family's Choice


Larry Ray Bensett, 56, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Washington.

He was born Aug. 24, 1965, to James Sr. and June Rae (Austin) Bensett in Flint, Mich.

He was united in marriage to Passion Marie Aurand Oct. 10, 2020, in Owensville.

Larry was a member of Cornerstone Apostolic Church in Owensville. He enjoyed spontaneous driving, just taking drives on a whim, and playing computer games.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Sr. and June Rae; step-father, Jack Perkins; sister, Donna Ross; and brother-in-law, Rodger Rainey.

He is survived by his wife, Passion Marie Bensett of their home; mother-in-law, Marianne Swartz of Dearborn Heights, Mich.; father-in-law, Mike Aurand of Alpena, Mich.; children, Bryan Bensett and wife Ashley of Saginaw, Mich., Bradley Robertson of Gerald, Jeremy Robertson of Owensville, Nichole Collins and husband Caleb of Madison, Wis., Katrina McDowell and husband Anthony of Bay City, Mich., Brandon Bensett of Owensville, Breann Bensett of Kansas City, Serenity Bensett of Owensville and Athena Aurand-Hennig of Owensville; siblings, Earl Taylor of Cocoa, Fla., Brenda Rainey of Lennon, Mich., Mike Lear and wife Debbie of Owensville, Susan Parcell and Donald Taylor Jr. both of Ohio, Robert Taylor of Wis. and Pam Drost and husband Don of Davison, Mich.; and by 14 grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will follow at the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Sheila Bowens officiating.

Memorials requested for family's choice