DUNCAN, Okla. – Larry Gus Benedick, 81, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 at Duncan Regional Hospital.
He was born Jan. 10, 1932, to Virl Sheridan and Leta Adel (Merrill) Benedick in Stockton.
He married Betty Kirkhart in 1950.
He then married Carol Jean (Coble) Ingels in Karnack, Texas. She survives.
He attended Stockton schools.
He was a self-employed Oil Field Consultant and was well known throughout Kansas, Oklahoma and Wyoming.
He was a former member of the Paradise Masonic Lodge No. 290 in Plainville and the Elks Lodge in Liberal.
He is also survived by his son, Ken Benedick and wife Charlie of Bristol, Va.; two daughters, Vickie Schmidt, Gillette, Wyo., and Nicki Toth and husband, Tim, Upton, Wyo.; step-children, Sherry Niefert, Duncan, and Robert Ingels, McCook, Neb.; three brothers, Clayton Benedick, Syracuse, N.Y., George Benedick, Decatur, Texas, and Alan Benedick, Garden City; and a sister, Judy Nuss, Plainville; 13 grandchildren, Jory Schmidt, Staci Slocum, Shauna Oleson, Amy Uhrich, Matt Benedick, Erik Toth, Logan Toth, Maci Williams, Faith Christine Leatherman, Karrie Neifert, Shannon Culverson, Jason Ingels and Michelle Ingels; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a step-daughter, Susan Leatherman, sisters, Donavene Krob, Bethel Krob and Joyce Cotten; and son-in-law, Tom Schmidt.
o Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel in Liberal, with Pastor Andrew Wehling presiding.
Burial will follow at Liberal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Faith’s education fund c/o Carol Benedick may be sent in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. Second, Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneral home.com.