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Memorial Service Sunday for Jean L. Benson

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Jean L. Benson, age 74, of Portage, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

She was born in Salamanca, New York, on May 31, 1944, to the late George and Ruth (nee Wiltsie) Benson.

Jean was a Residential Director at Arc Bridges from 1979 until she retired in 2007. Previously, starting in 1972, she worked for Shepardís in Wisconsin and Forget Me Not of Memphis, Tennessee. She was a member of Inland Manor Baptist Church in Hobart.

Jean is survived by her brother, Thomas (Cindy) Benson of Unionville, IN; sister, Roberta (Tim) Redd of Lore City, OH; sister-in-law, Kay Benson of Memphis, TN; and several loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Richard, Victor and Irene Benson.

Memorial contributions, in Jeanís honor, may be made to The Special Olympics of Lake County, PO Box 232, Lowell, IN 46356, or Inland Manor Baptist Church, 630 N. County Line Rd. Hobart, IN 46342.

A memorial service for Jean will take place Sunday, October 21, 2018, with Rev. Ryon Adcock officiating at 12:00 p.m. at Inland Manor Baptist Church, 630 N. County Line Rd. Hobart, IN 46342.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel. 219-762-3013.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.reesfuneralhomes.com

 

 

Posted 10/19/2018

 
 
 
 

 

 

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