|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1923|
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 2009|
Melva Elizabeth (Leedle) Benedict, 86, of Battle Creek, MI, died Monday, October 26, 2009. She was born July 27, 1923 in Battle Creek, MI the daughter of George G. Leedle, Sr. and Laura (Severance) Aldridge.
Melva is survived by Son: George Benedict, Jr. of Battle Creek, MI; Daughters: Sally (Norm) Visich of Westlake, OH, Vickie (John) Hibdon of Mt. Juliet, TN and Suzanne Benedict of Mesquite, TX; Sister: Florence Bucklin of Battle Creek, MI; 11 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her Parents; her Husband of 65 years: George Albert Benedict, Sr. (2006); Sister: Alice Cochensparger; Brothers: Frank Leedle and John Leedle.
She formerly loved to quilt, was an avid bird watcher and loved her dog "Aggie".
Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Thursday, Oct 29, 2009, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Memorial service will be held Friday, October 30, 2009, 1:30 p.m. at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Burial will be at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI.
Memorial tributes may be made to Humane Society. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com
Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on 10/28/2009
Fort Custer National Cemetery
Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44085570
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