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Gwendolyn Ann Britton Benus
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1906, England
Death: Aug. 10, 2008
Garnett
Anderson County
Kansas, USA

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Gwendolyn Ann (Britton) Benus died at the age of 102 years, 4 months, and 8 days.

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Published August. 16, 2008 - Garnett, KS

Gwendolyn Ann Benus, age 102, of Garnett, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2008, at Golden Heights Living Center in Garnett, Kansas.

She was born April 2, 1906, in Caldwell, England, the daughter of Anthony Cyril and Isabella (Coats) Britton.

She moved with her parents to America in 1909.

On October 29, 1931, she married William Benus at Garnett, Kansas.

They raised two of their nieces, Carol Jane (Bell) Mersman and JoAnn (Bell) Lickteig.

Gwen was a registered nurse and worked many years at the Lawrence Hospital.

She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church and Altar Society, Richmond, S.

She was an excellent pie maker and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Benus, on March 11, 1992; her parents, Anthony and Isabella Britton; a brother, Cyril Britton; and eight sisters, Eva G. Brownrigg, Ethel Warren, Edith Macklin, Doris Badger, Margery Britton, Jane Britton, Margueritta Lopp, and Greta Mae Heatherly.

Mass of Christian Burial will be August 13, 2008 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Garnett, Kansas. Burial will follow at the Garnett Cemetery in Garnett, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Golden Heights Living Center.
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 Parents:
  Anthony Britton (1870 - 1958)
  Isabella Coates Britton (1871 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Will Benus (1897 - 1992)
 
 Siblings:
  A. Cyril Britton (1900 - 1998)*
  Gwendolyn Ann Britton Benus (1906 - 2008)
  Doris Britton Badger (1909 - 1994)*
  Margery Britton (1911 - 1911)*
  Marguerite Britton Lopp (1914 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Garnett Cemetery
Garnett
Anderson County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Oct 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30452696
Gwendolyn Ann <i>Britton</i> Benus
Added by: Anita Dennis
 
 
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*♥*Wishing You A Wonderful Heavenly Day With All Your Friends & Loved Ones In Heaven*♥*
- Sherry (Tackett) Plowman
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- Judy Curnell
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