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Elena “Helen” Dutchover Bentley

September 28, 1925 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 96)

Obituary

Elena “Helen” Dutchover Bentley, 96, of Fort Davis, Texas passed away on  Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Burleson, Texas.  

Viewing will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at  Memorial Chapel at Alpine Memorial Funeral Home in Alpine, Texas. Praying of  the most holy rosary will be recited on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at St.  Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Davis, Texas, followed by a mass of Christian  Burial with Father Alfonso Sanchez to serve as celebrant. Burial will follow at St.  Joseph’s Cemetery in Fort Davis, Texas, where Elena “Helen” will be laid to rest. 

Elena “Helen” was born in Balmorhea, Texas to Luis and Genoveva Dutchover on  September 28, 1925. She married George Bentley, Jr. on April 15, 1944 and were  married for 73 years. She was a homemaker. She was a devout Catholic and  attended St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Davis. She was a friend and a prayer warrior  for all.  

She is preceded in death by her husband, George; brothers, Luis Dutchover,  Wilfred Dutchover, Lalo Dutchover, Alfredo Dutchover, and Ernesto Dutchover;  her parents; and sisters, Leovila Salcido, Lupe Mendoza, and Elvira Gonzales.  

She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Acosta, Esperanza Granado, Mary Fierro,  Elida Rodriguez, Terry Bentley, and Susan Bentley; sons, George Bentley, III, and  Johnny Bentley; sister Vicky Solano. Elena “Helen” had 23 grandchildren, 56  great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren. 

Pallbearers: Tristan De Leon, Seth De La Rosa, Austin Alvarado, Jamie Alvarado,  Nathan Alvarado, Noah Jimenez, and Michael Fierro, Jr.  

Online condolences may be left at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com
 

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Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Elena “Helen”

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Alpine Memorial Funeral Home


Services

Visitation
Friday
July 29, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alpine Memorial Funeral Home
209 West Sul Ross Ave
Alpine, TX 79830

Praying of the Most Holy Rosary
Saturday
July 30, 2022

9:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
800 North State Street
Fort Davis, TX 79734

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
July 30, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
800 North State Street
Fort Davis, TX 79734

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 30, 2022

St. Joseph Catholic Church
800 North State Street
Fort Davis, TX 79734

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