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Ethel J Brunner Benskin
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1894
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1994
Jasper County
Illinois, USA

Ethel J. Benskin, 100, of Newton died 3:15 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 13,
1994) in her residence. Mrs. Benskin was born Jan. 8, 1894, in Newton, the daughter of Henry and Louivisa Upton Brunnner. She was a former member of the Methodist Church of Lerna. She married W.M. Benskin in 1911 in Lerna. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are her sons, Herman of Guttenberg, Iowa.; Oran of DeRidder, La.; Ralph of Livingston, Texas; daughters, Alma Pensel of Guttenberg, Iowa; Alice Tomkins, Mattoon; Marie French, Newton; 21 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one half brother, three sisters, one son and one daughter.

Services at Schilling Funeral Home, Mattoon, with burial in Dodge
Grove Cemetery, Mattoon.

Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - February 16, 1994

Family links: 
  Robert Henry Brunner (1861 - 1943)
  Louvisa Marie Upton Brunner (1875 - 1956)
  John William Benskin (1891 - 1988)
  Alma Benskin Pensel (1912 - 2013)*
  Herman Robert Benskin (1917 - 2005)*
  William T Brunner (1881 - 1968)**
  Ethel J Brunner Benskin (1894 - 1994)
  Elva Brunner Coad (1895 - 1983)*
  Rena Maria Brunner White (1899 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: , Age 100 Lot Owner:, Funeral Home:Swank - Los Angeles, Calif
Dodge Grove Cemetery
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Plot: SEC.: 9, Div.: A, Grv. Spc.: 62n1/2-gr.sw1
Created by: Tim Naab
Record added: May 20, 2011
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Ethel J <i>Brunner</i> Benskin
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