|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1929|
|Death: ||May 7, 2009|
TREMONT, IL - Patricia Jean Benson, 79, of Tremont passed away peacefully at 5:15 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009, at her home.
She was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Tremont to Earl E. and M. Blanche McIntyre Hinman. She married James Lee "Tony" Benson on May 26, 1946, in Palmyra, Mo. He preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1991.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Eric and Todd Benson; one grandson, Anthony Benson; two sisters; and one brother.
Surviving are two sons, James E. (Marianne) Benson of rural Pekin and D. Brett Benson of Chicago; four brothers, Robert (Eleanor) Hinman of Chillicothe, Richard (Jane) Hinman of Tremont, Edward (Nancy) Hinman of Astoria and John (Brenda) Hinman of Stevensville, Mont.; two sisters, Mary Oberlander of Pekin and Karen (Mike) Wagner of Lafayette; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Pat was a member of Tremont United Methodist Church.
After her sons were grown, she worked as a receptionist for Dr. Paul Kubitschek, DDS, and then for Dr. Mark Dutz, DDS. She also assisted her son, Brett, with his business.
The love of her life was spending time with her family.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A private burial will be Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at her church. Pastor Chet Travis will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 11, at Davis Mortuary, Tremont Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tremont United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 5/8/2009
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