Inez Amelia Benson of Lakeland, Fla. passed away Monday, July 12, 2010. She
Born in Chicago
on Jan. 23, 1906, she was the daughter of Emil and Hilma (Orn) Berg. On Feb.
6, 1926, she married Arthur George Benson, who preceded her in 1977.
Inez was a
homemaker for most of her life and had worked as a secretary after her
children were raised. She and her husband were charter members of St. Mark’s
Presbyterian Church in New Port Richey, Fla.
She is survived
by her children Robert W. Benson and Dolores A. Theile, both of Lakeland,
and Martha “Marti” (husband Larry) Stanley of Chesterton; grandchildren Alan
Theile (wife Mary) of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Donna (Don) Clark of Lansing,
Ill., Ronald (Cathy) Theile of Santa Monica, Calif., James Benson (Judy) of
Palos Park, Ill., Janis Breese (Ronald) of Lakeland, Thomas Benson (Donna)
of Naperville, Ill., David Theile (Sandy) of Bloomington, Ill., Jeffrey
Stanley (Kimberly) of Landenberg, Pa., Steven Stanley (Julie) of Midland,
Mich., and Terry Stanley (Sharon) of Swedesboro, N.J.; 25
great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to
her husband, Inez was preceded in death by her two sisters and one brother.
service will be held in Homewood, Ill. in July of 2011 to celebrate Inez’s
long life. Memorials may be made in Inez’s name to Good Shepherd Hospice
located at 105 Arneson Avenue in Auburndale, Florida 33823.