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Benjamin L. Troutman

December 20, 1928 ~ November 26, 2012

Benjamin Levi Troutman was born December 20, 1928 at Carrollton, Arkansas and passed away Monday night, Nov 26, 2012 in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

Ben married Earlene Mary Rhodes on July 18, 1958 in Caldwell, Ks and to this union was born one son and three daughters.

Ben worked many years as a mechanic for Kloefkorn Chervolet until they sold out and then went to work for Sumner County on the Road and Bridge crew until his retirement.

Surviving Ben is his son Earl of Ponca City, OK; daughters: Jan Cowger and Michelle Cowger and her husband Tony, both of Port Orange, Florida and Paula Groff and her husband Stacy of Vanwert, Iowa; seven grandchildren: Justin Matthew Cowger, Caitlyn Faith Swicegood Cowger, Taylor Levi Smith Troutman, James Tyler Edmond Smith, Seth Randall Groff, Sean Darrell Groff and Nathaniel Donahue Cowger.

Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Caldwell City Cemetery, Caldwell, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.

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Pat Terwilliger

Family and Friends - 11/28/2012

Thing of you in your loss.

With love,

Pat Barrett Terwilliger


Steve Appel

Family and Friends - 12/03/2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to

Earl and Jan. Always enjoyed your dad when we went into Kloefkorns for service for he was always very helpful. He will be greatly missed


Tony Lopez

Family and Friends - 12/04/2012

Sorry for your loss, Earl and Jan, and families. Your Dad was a nice person and pleasant. Take care.


Jim Barrett

Family and Friends - 12/09/2012

So sorry to hear of your dad's death. He was a kind man and raised wonderful children. We are thinking about your families at this time.



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