Lawrence D. Senten

April 30, 1928 - July 9, 2010
Lawrence D. Senten

Lawrence D Senten, 82, born April 30, 1928, only child of the late Lawrence & Christine Senten of Chicago. He made his home here in Porters Neck, Wilmington.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine and three beloved labradors. He is survived by his daughter, Diane C. Lonsdale (Reisterstown, MD), daughter Lorelei Reinhardt (Alma, WI) and son, Peter L. Senten (Kansas City, MO) and stepson, Eric Slason (Manchester, NH). Larry has seven grandkids. Prior to retirement, Larry grew up in Chicago where he made his career in writing & advertising retiring as Creative Director in Detroit for K & E. Among his accounts & clients were Standard Oil (Johnnie Cash), Ace Hardware (Suzanne Somers), American Dairy Assoc.,, Hotpoint (John Wayne), Chrysler (Iaccocca),

He was a brillant man with wonderful sense of humor. He is also preceded in death by his first wife, Faye from Chicago. Together they retired to Sarasota, Fl where they made their home until Faye’s passing 17 years ago., His interests were foreign languages and European travel as well as writing and crossword puzzles, classical music.

A funeral service with full military honors will be conducted 11:00 A.M Monday July 12, 2010 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Lower Cape Fear Hospice 1406 Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401or Launch Pad here in Wilmington.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • July 10, 2010
    Elaine and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. If it were possible we would be with you now. Love, Junnie and Lynne

  • July 11, 2010
    Sarah & Dennis Siler says:
    Our deepest heartfelt condolences.

  • July 12, 2010
    Chuck &Jeanie Holland says:
    Our Thought's and Prayers continue to all your family we know this has been a really heard time in your life' We pray that the God of love will heal your heart from hurt and replace it with a profound peace.