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Ellwood Earl Benker
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1925
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1990
Lagrange County
Indiana, USA

Services for Ellwood E. Benker Sr. , 65, of 2705 16th St. Moline, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Burial is in Greenview Memorial Gardens, Silvis.
Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Mr Benker died Thursday in La Grange County, Ind.
He was born July 6, 1925, in Moline. He married Majel Kiesey Sept. 27, 1947, in Reynolds. She died April 3, 1989.
He was an expediter for John Deere Parts Depot in East Moline for 35 years, retiring in 1985.
He was a member of Moline Veterans of Foreign Wars 2153; American Legion Post 246, Moline; and was chairman and held many positions with the Local UAW 1710.
He was a World War II and Korean War Army and Navy veteran.
Survivors include daughters; Helen Hovornick, Moline and Lucinda Bucker , Birmingham, NY; sons Ellwood Benker Jr., Davenport, and Douglas Benker, Moline; five grandchildren; a sister, Geraldine Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio; and a brother, Leroy Benker, Rock Island. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Majel R. Kiesey Benker (1925 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Douglas D Benker (1961 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenview Memorial Gardens
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Gerald Gernant
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82274749
Ellwood Earl Benker
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Ellwood Earl Benker
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- Gerald Gernant
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012
Thank you for your service sir
- Mark Orey
 Added: Jan. 25, 2012

- Gerald Gernant
 Added: Dec. 22, 2011
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