Rachel A. Bentley
Rachel A. Bentley, age 25, of Garden City, KS and formerly of Vernon Rd. W. Salem Twp., Greenville, passed away Tuesday morning October 29, 2019 in Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS after a very brief battle with Leukemia. She was born in Greenville on June 28, 1994 to Alan Scott and Kathryn L. (Stevens) Bentley. Rachel was a 2012 graduate of Reynolds High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society and as a member of the school's Academic Decathlon Team, she was a medalist at the state level in 2012. In 2016, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clarion University with a B.S. in Secondary Education. While at Clarion, she was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, served as a campus advisor for two years and was a member of the rugby team. She most recently received a B.S. in Criminal Justice Degree from Clarion University. For the past three years she was employed at USD 457 School District, Garden City, KS, where she taught History and Social Studies, taught a law course, AP courses and night classes. Rachel enjoyed attending broadway musicals and was a talented artist. She is survived by her mother; Kathryn Barker and her husband Doug of Transfer, her father; Alan Scott Bentley of Zelienople, PA, a sister; Sarah Bentley of Meadville, a step-brother; Christopher Barker of Transfer, maternal grandfather; Earl Stevens of Espyville, paternal grandparents; Neal and Ruth Bentley of Espyville and her boyfriend; Aaron Jacobs of Garden City, KS.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Tuesday 11-5-19 from 4:00-7:00 PM in Reynolds V.F.W. Post #7599 115 Edgewood Dr. Greenville. Visitors are also welcome to sign the online guest book and view a Video Tribute at www.loutzenhiserfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 366-368 S. Main St. Greenville.
Published on November 1, 2019


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Nov 11, 2019
I wasn’t exactly the best student in your class but you definitely didn't give up on me. We talked and shared laughs from time to time and I’ll definitely miss you. Heaven gained a beautiful soul. Thank you for being a major impact to a lot of my classmates and close teachers.
Sonda Kunzi
Nov 04, 2019
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Nov 03, 2019
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Nov 02, 2019
I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing her for long. But in the months I knew her she was a great teacher. My mother told me when God takes someone away it’s to end their suffering. I hope she’s at peace. With all my love.
Nov 02, 2019
Rachel Bentley was one of my favorite teachers. I loved her ways of teaching and had so much fun with her during my night classes. I always had to work after night school, and she let me leave a few minutes early just so I’d be at work on time. She was very caring, and I could never thank her enough. I will miss her.
Essalena Powell
Nov 02, 2019
Super thankful for all the memories we shared in your classroom and in Morrisons class Thank you for always being a reason I wanted to be at school everyday I love You Bentley and will miss you lots fly high beautiful ❤️
Victoria (tori) alba
Nov 02, 2019
Thank you for all the laughs and memories ! You were the most loving and caring person I knew ! You let me sleep on your bean bag when I was so exhausted . Shhhh don't tell anyone :) I love and miss you ms.bentley
Kolby Blackburn
Nov 02, 2019
Thank you Miss Bentley for being the best teacher ever! You always made us laugh! You made learning fun with the history memes and the parodies of songs. You will forever be missed!