|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1926|
|Death: ||May 25, 2002|
Warren "Turk" Bennett, 75, of East Jordan died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Charlevoix Area Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at the Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc., in East Jordan. Elder Nancy Olson and Pastor James Jordan will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery in East Jordan.
He was born on July 16, 1926, in Antrim County, Mich., the son of John and Ledah (Barnes) Bennett. He served in the United States Army during World War II. On January 28, 1950, in Angola, Ind., he married E. Suzanne Whiteford.
Turk had worked for Buick in Flint, the East Jordan Iron Works as well as a foundry in Muskegon. He owned and operated the Bennett Service Station in East Jordan from 1971 to 1974 on the current site of Darlene's Restaurant.
Turk worked most of his life at the East Jordan Cooperative Company.
He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 227, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7580 and the Community of Christ Church, all in East Jordan.
Turk enjoyed fishing, hunting, teasing, softball games and spending time at his northern retreat in Curtis, Mich. Most of all, he enjoyed his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, E. Suzie Bennett; four children, Marilyn (Walter Jr. "Butch") Goebel, Randy (Kitty) Bennett, Neil (Cindy) Bennett and Norman (Rhoda) Bennett all of East Jordan; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his mother, Ledah Bennett, brother Jackson Bennett, sister Phyllis (Clifford) Cutler all of East Jordan and sister Audrey (Marvin) McGinnis of Flint, Mich., as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Bennett in 2000 and one grandson, Walter P. Goebel III in 1978.
The family received friends on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and will receive friends today, Tuesday, from 7-9 p.m. at the Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc. in East Jordan. Memorials may be given to East Jordan Ambulance Association.
John Hazen Bennett (1903 - 2000)
Ledah Gertrude Barnes Bennett (1905 - 2010)
Eulalie Susanne Whiteford Bennett (1929 - 2009)*
Randy H. Bennett (1953 - 2012)*
Warren Lee Bennett (1926 - 2002)
Jackson Irwin Bennett (1932 - 2007)*
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Created by: Thelma Craig
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68147623