Gary Irvin Bennett, age 65, of Morocco, Ind., passed away Sunday, July 22,
2012 at his home.
He was born in Rensselaer, Ind., on February 11, 1947, son of Bernice
(Swartz Bennett) Cox and the late LaVerne I. Bennett.
Gary is survived by three children, Laura Owens (Fred), of Chesterton and
Deborah Lewandowski (Adam), of Chesterton, and Jeffrey K. Bennett of
Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Fred and Max Owens and Ryan and Cade
Lewandowski; his mother, Bernice Cox (Howard) of Morocco; and a brother,
Robert Bennett (Debbie) of Brook.
He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, Ronnie, and a sister,
He graduated from Morocco High School with the Class of 1965. Gary spent his
life in Morocco and Lake County, Ind. He was a union carpenter and was a
member of Carpenter’s Local Union #599. He also had previously been the
self-proprietor of Bennett Builders and built homes in Lake County for
Services were held Saturday, July 28, at Steinke Funeral Home Brunton Chapel
of Morocco, Rev. Greg Waggoner officiating. Interment followed at Oakland