|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1887|
|Death: ||May 27, 1987|
Carl E. Bennett, 99, of rural Farmer City, died May 27, 1987 at Jackson Heights Nursing Home, Farmer City. Funeral services were held May 30 at Stensel-Calvert-Belangee Funeral Home with burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City.
He was born November 9, 1887 at Piatt County, s/o Joseph and Elizabeth Wilson Bennett. He married Ida Curtis (1895-1990) January 3, 1917 in Piatt County. She survives along with three daughters: Doris Gilmore, Farmer City; Lorraine Green, Harvard; and Elizabeth Bartlett, Mesa AZ; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, one great-granddaughter, four brothers, and four sisters.
Mr. Bennett, a retired farmer, was a member of Weedman United Methodist Church and the DeWitt County Farm Bureau. Memorials may be made to his church or to Jackson Heights Nursing Home.
Farmer City Journal: June 4, 1987
Ida B. Curtis Bennett (1895 - 1990)
Lorraine Ruth Bennett Green (1920 - 1990)*
Joyce Ann Bennett Miller (1932 - 1962)*
Maple Grove Cemetery
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Dec 16, 2008
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