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Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2009 10:02:36 -0000

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CONESVILLE, Iowa -- Harrison E. Bennett, 81, of Conesville, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Services will be at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home in Columbus Junction. Burial will be at the Conesville Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the the funeral home. A memorial has been established for the Conesville Fire Department and the Conesville United Methodist Church.

Mr. Bennett was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Lovilia, the son of Walter and Carrie Amber Bennett. He married Frances Ramer on Sept. 3,1938, in Muscatine.

He worked 26 years for the Bettendorf School District as the superintendent of buildings and grounds, retiring in 1980.

He was a member of the Conesville United Methodist Church.

He enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, and feeding the birds.

Survivors include his wife, Frances, of Conesville; his son, James Bennett and his wife, Joanne, of Davenport; and his daughter, Norma Jean McCormac and her husband, Dick, of Columbus Junction; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Jessie Wehmeyer, of Lone Tree.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Donald, Elbert, Gordon, Glenn, and Robert; and a sister, Ruby.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Rosetta Maxine Bennett, 76, formerly of Columbus Junction, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at the Manor Care Center in Waterloo after a long illness.

Services will be at Cedar Hills Community Reformed Church in Cedar Rapids. The Rev. Kent Landhuis will officiate. Burial will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Indian Creek Cemetery in Columbus Junction.

Visitation will be at The Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids and one hour before services Saturday at the church. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer Foundation.

Mrs. Bennett born Jan. 6, 1925, in Columbus Junction, the daughter of Scott and Maude George Blakenhorn. She married Clifford Bennett on June 11, 1950.

She was a school teacher for more than 25 years, retiring in 1977, after 16 years with Louisa-Muscatine High School.

She was a member of the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church, the Iowa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Louisa County Genealogical Society, and the Farm Bureau Women.

Survivors include her husband, Clifford; two daughters, Dr. Debra McDowell and her husband, Robert, of Springfield, Mo. and Lori Tonsfeldt and her husband, Tony, of Cedar Rapids; a son, Dr. Thomas Bennett and his wife, Melodee, of Billings, Mont.; a brother, Max Blankenhorn and his wife, Frances, of Prescott, Ariz.; a sister, Mary Darlene Burgraff of Des Moines; and 12 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Martha Hiller.
COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa -- Frances Marie Bennett, 83, Columbus Junction, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at McCreedy Nursing Home, Washington.

Services are at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction. The Rev. Betsey Neipert will officiate. Pallbearers are Denny Bennett, Butch Bennett, Ralph Ramer, Larry Ramer, Bob Murdock and Jerry Murphy. Burial will be at the Conesville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Conesville United Methodist Church or the Washington County Hospice.

Mrs. Bennett was born on Sept. 22, 1919, the daughter of Chester and Ruth DeLap Ramer. She married Harrison Eugene Bennett on Sept. 3, 1938, in Muscatine.

She worked at S and L Grocery, Bettendorf, for many years.

She was a member of the Conesville United Methodist Church.

She liked to cook, sew, shop and feed the birds.

Survivors include a son, James Bennett of Davenport; a daughter, Norma Jean McCormac and husband Dick of Columbus Junction; five grandchildren, Nancy Jo Reed, Jeffrey Eugene Bennett, Bret James Bennett, Brenda Myers and Brian McCormac; eight great-grandchildren, Adam Reed, Kayla Reed, Ryne Bennett, Hailey Bennett, Jacob Bennett, Michael Myers, Lynnsey Myers and Amanda Myers; four brothers, Don Ramer of Conesville, Bob Ramer and wife Helen of Iowa City, Max Ramer and wife Margaret of Conesville and Jack Ramer of Cedar Falls; and two sisters, Alice Hazen and husband Bob and Jean Yedlik, all of Muscatine.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Pete.
GALESBURG, Ill. -- Paul A. Bennett, 71, of 405 Knox Road 2000 N. Galesburg, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

Services are at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel, Galesburg. The Rev. Thomas Heather will officiate. Entombment will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of the donor's choice.

Mr. Bennett was born Oct. 10, 1931, in Blue Island, Ill., the son of Percival and Cora Winn Bennett. He married Patricia Phelps Feb. 28, 1951, in Muscatine.

He graduated from Muscatine High School, attended Muscatine Junior College and graduated from the National Institute of Dry Cleaning in Silver Springs, Md.

He owned of Anderson Cleaners in Galesburg since 1980.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Paul Bennett and his wife, Cathy, of Carbondale, Ill., Scot Bennett and his wife, Sue, of Galesburg and Tony Bennett and his wife, Cindy, of Clinton; a brother, Allen Bennett and his wife, Elsie, of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister, Betty Bennett of Fullerton, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.
WILTON, Iowa - Robert Dale Bennett, died March 31, 2008, at his home in Wilton.

Funeral Service will be at the Randolph Funeral Home, Allerton, Iowa. The Rev. Tom Zeleny and LeRoy Perkins will officiate the service.

Mr. Bennett was born September 1, 1925, near Allerton. He married Norma Mace on March 13, 1947, in Allerton.

He joined the Methodist Church as a young boy and though his membership moved as he lived in other localities, his loyalty remained with the Allerton church.

He worked in a factory, in construction, farmed and spent his last working years with Clyde Black and Son Hybrid Seed Farms near Ames, Iowa.

In retirement he enjoyed travel, visiting and spending time with his children and their families.

He is survived by his wife, Norma Bennett of Wilton; a son, Frank Bennett and wife, Linda, of Grundy Center; a daughter, Barbara Schmoll and husband, Jack, of Wilton; a son, Tom Bennett and wife, JoEllyn, of Huxley; seven grandchildren, Turner Bennett and wife, Belynda, of Shakopee, Minnesota, Amy Bennett of Grundy Center, Mike Bennett of Ankeny, Chad Bennett and wife, Ashly of Ithaca, New York, Kristy Bennett of Seattle, Washington, Luke Bennett and wife, Sally, of Davenport and Michelle Davis and husband, Art, of Boone; nine great-grandchildren, Venessa Ash, Elizabeth Ash, Mary Grace Ash, Lydia Bennett, Jacob Bennett, Kaleb Bennett, Brandi Botkin, Justus Davis and Jada Wierck; a sister-in-law, Floriene Mace, as well as several nieces and nephews and many friends.
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Harrison Thomas Bennett Jr., 72, Jonesboro, died Sunday, March 27, 2005, at his residence.

The Rev. Lewis Gentry officiated the services. Casket bearers were Danny Turner, Charles Witt, Tim Witt, Warren Gallion, Bob Ivy, Raymond Elder and John Broadway. Burial was at Philadelphia Cemetery. Emerson Funeral Home, Jonesboro, was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Bennett was born in Newport.

He was a graduate of Newport High School and attended the University of Arkansas, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and played on the Razorback football team for one year. After his freshman year, he transferred to Ouachita Baptist University, where he lettered in football for three years.

A U.S. Army veteran, he moved to Jonesboro in 1976, was a retired farmer and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dovie Bennett; a son, Harrison Thomas Bennett III of Jonesboro; two daughters, Cynthia Bennett Hendrix and Judith Bennett, both of Jonesboro; three brothers, Benny Bennett of Phoenix, Lonnie Bennett of Little Rock and Billy Bennett of Springdale; and a sister, Tommie Walker of Newport.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison Thomas Sr. and Ima Miller Bennett.

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