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Staff members of BENTLEY FUNERAL HOME are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Our Team

Beverly Bentley

Office Manager/ Owner

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Together Bev and Henry have proudly owned the Bentley Funeral Home since 1993. Bev was born and raised in Clinton, IA and graduated from Clinton High School in 1982. She then graduated from Mount Saint Clare College in Clinton, IA with a Bachelor of Business Degree. She later graduated from St. Ambrose University with a Masters of Accounting Degree in 1991. She obtained her CPA in 1991. She currently is the Office Manager of the funeral home.

Bev and Henry live in Durant, IA and have 3 children: Grace, Anna and William Bentley. She is a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wilton, IA. She enjoys playing golf, working in the yard and is an avid runner.

Henry Bentley

Funeral Director/ Owner

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Henry and Bev Bentley have proudly owned the Bentley Funeral Home since 1993. Henry was born in Clinton, IA and graduated from Clinton High School in 1979. He then graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1982, and received his Funeral Director's license in 1983. With over 30 years experience as a Funeral Director, he is well versed in all aspects of funeral service.

Henry and Bev live in Durant and have 3 children: Grace, Anna and William Bentley. Henry is a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wilton, IA. As well as the Iowa Funeral Director's Association and the National Funeral Director's Association.

Jennifer Irvin

Funeral Director

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Jennifer was born in Donnellson, IA and graduated from Central Lee High School in 2003. Then from Des Moines Area Community College in 2007 with an AAS degree in Mortuary Science. Jennifer received her Funeral Director's license in 2008. She has worked for the Bentley Funeral Home since 2007.

Jennifer is married to Eric Irvin and they have 3 children: Owen, Abigail and Ian. She is a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, West Liberty, IA and the Iowa Funeral Director's Association.