July 13, 2024

Larry L. Ventsam, age 82, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Larry was born May 17, 1933 in Hutchinson, Kansas, the son of Herman William & Mildred Frances (Phillips) Ventsam. Larry was a Farmer and Rancher and had been a Wichita County resident since the 1930’s. Larry proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1952 through 1956.

Larry was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas. He also held memberships in the V.F.W., American Legion and the NRA.

On September 14, 1956 he married Joan A. Benson at Lordsburg, New Mexico.

Larry’s surviving family includes-

His Wife-

Joan A. Ventsam- Leoti, Kansas

Five Children-

Mark & Judy Ventsam- Odessa, Florida

Linda & Rick Loffredo- Fairfax Station, Virginia

Carol & Russell Molz- Kiowa, Kansas

Steve & Sherri Ventsam- Naperville, Illinois

Tom Ventsam- Deadwood, South Dakota

Thirteen Grandchildren-

Lacey, Mallory & Chase Ventsam- Odessa, Florida

Nicholas Loffredo- Seattle, Washington

Lauren& R.J. Santucci- Charlottesville, Virginia

Jeremy Loffredo- Fairfax Station, Virginia

Blake Molz- Kiowa, Kansas

Kendall Molz- Plano, Texas

Dylon Molz- Kiowa, Kansas

Victoria, Luke & Cody Ventsam- Naperville, Illinois

Hallie Rose Ventsam- Deadwood, South Dakota.

One Great Grandchild-

Mason Molz- Plano, Texas

His parents and a brother, Carl Ventsam, preceded him in death.

Vigil Services will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas with Father Benjamin Martin officiating.

Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas with military honors.

Friends may call from Noon until 8:00 pm Monday and from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Building Fund or the Leoti EMT’s in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com