Warren Clifford Bentsen, longtime resident of Lauderdale by the Sea Florida, 88, died peacefully on May 3, 2018. He was born on October 24, 1929, in Oak Park IL., to Arne and Gudrun (nee Swaback) Bentsen.
Warren served in Europe in the Army just after WWII. He continued his father's business, Arne Bentsen and Sons Painting and Decorating in Oak Park. When he moved full time to Florida, he worked for the City of Fort Lauderdale as a painting supervisor until his retirement. He enjoyed traveling to Williams Bay Wisconsin. He is well known for his free spirit and uncanny sense of humor.
He is survived by a niece and two nephews, Diane, David and Samuel (Kirsten). He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Ivar and Marshall. A visitation will be held on May 11th from 10 am to 12 pm at Horizon Funeral and Cremation Services 4650 N. Federal Highway Lighthouse Point FL 33064. Interment will follow at the South Florida National Cemetery at 6501 SR 7, Lake Worth, FL.
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