|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1963|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 2011|
WHEATLAND, Iowa — Terri Jo Rude Benischek, 48, of Wheatland, Iowa, died September 27, 2011, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 3, at Chapman Funeral Home, Wheatland. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Wheatland. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Chapman Funeral Home, Wheatland. Memorials may be sent to Wheatland Trust and Savings Bank for a fund for the children.
She was born June 19, 1963, in Kirksville, Mo., to Ernest Rude and Mary Humphrey Rude. Terri worked various waitressing jobs in the area and then worked at Farmer's Supply in Wheatland. Most recently she was employed by Deparados, where it is said she made the best breakfasts' in town. Terri loved to read, crochet, ride Harleys, play cards and spend time with her family and friends. She also loved her furry friend shi-tzus, Harley and Isabella.
Seven weeks ago Terri was diagnosed as having stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer that had metastasized to her brain, leaving very little time for those who knew and loved her to say farewell.
Survivors include her mother, Mary Rude of Wheatland; two sons, Nicholas Damberg of Bremerton,Wash., and Dylan Benischek of Wheatland; two daughters, Miranda Benischek(Alex) of Bagley, Iowa, and McKenna Benischek of Wheatland; three brothers, Kerry (Julie) Ayer of Toronto, Iowa, Michael (Stacey) Rude of Wheatland, and Mitchell Rude of Eldridge; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Ernest Jr.
Pine Hill Cemetery
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
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