|Birth: ||Jan. 11, 1944|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2012|
Rock Island County
SUSAN E. BENSON
Funeral services for Susan "Sue" E. Benson, 68, of East Moline, IL, will be 1:00PM Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis, IL. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Mrs. Benson died Thursday April 5, 2012 at her home. In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Sue was born January 11, 1944 in Dubuque, IA, the daughter of Karl and Pearl Schmitz Brandt. She graduated from St. Anthony's School of Nursing in 1965. She married Richard "Dick" Benson August 13, 1966 in Tennyson, WI. Her specialty was home care nursing. She worked for Trinity Home Care for 18 years, retiring in 2009, when she became ill. She had a passion for running. She participated in the Bix 7 Mile Race 19 times. She was a member of the Corn Belt Running Club for over 20 years. Sue had a great love for the outdoors, especially butterflies and trees. She enjoyed traveling, photography, Scrabble, roller coasters, and Bon Jovi. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. She very much enjoyed attending the grandchildren's functions and sporting events. She always put others first.
Survivors include her husband, Dick Benson, East Moline; daughters, Shelly (Dave) Darr, Moline, Cindy (Gregg) Johnson, Bettendorf, IA; sons, Scott (Christina) Benson, Chicago, IL, Michael Benson, Boise, ID; grandchildren, David Gibbs, Damon Benson, Shaylee Mortensen, Asher Johnson, Haley and Austin Collins, and Sarah and Ashley Benson; sister, Bonnie (Rand) Sortland, Hudson, WI; brothers, Dennis (Brenda) Brandt, Onalaska, WI and Ronald (Cindy) Brandt, Lancaster, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Rick Benson, and brothers, Jerry and James Brandt. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Michael Porubcin and his staff at Trinity 7th Street Cancer Center, Moline and Beacon of Hope Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.
Greenview Memorial Gardens
Rock Island County
Created by: GrammaL
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
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