Helen F. Bennett, 92, of Benton, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015 at Stonebridge Senior Living Center, in Benton.
She was born in Benton, IL on Dec. 27, 1922, the daughter of Peter and Antonio Zelinicki.
Helen was married to Lloyd Lee Bennett, and he preceded her in death. They were married June 27, 1945 and he preceded her in death on March 14, 2004.
Helen was of the Catholic faith.
Helen is survived by two sons, Rod Bennett, of Benton, and Mark Bennett, of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren Jason Bennett and wife Shannon, of Akin, IL, Amanda Miller and husband Chris of Smithville, MO, Brandon Bennett and wife Kelly of California; great-grandchildren Tanner and Clayton Bennett and Conner, Makenna and Charlotte Miller; a brother John Zelnicki and wife Mary, of Crystal Lake, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters, Mary, Stella, Leona and Josephine and by one brother, Joey.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 19 at Morton & Johnston Funeral Home, in Benton, with Father Joseph Trapp officiating. Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery, in Whittington, IL. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. and until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Morton & Johnston Funeral Home, in Benton, are in charge of arrangements.