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 Zula Fern <I>Goodwin</I> Benton

Zula Fern Goodwin Benton

Iowa, USA
Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 87)
Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot 3-15-2-3
Memorial ID 100830600 · View Source
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Her dad was Wilson Shannon 1883-1952. Mother was Viola (Villers) Goodwin. They were married 1909 in Iowa.

Zula Fern Blakey-Benton, 87, of Ashland, died Friday, June 20, 2008 at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Zula was born Aug. 23, 1920 in Manly, Iowa, the daughter of Wilson and Viola (Villers) Goodwin. She grew up in Hayward and attended school at Round Lake School. Zula was married to Fred Blakey in 1938 and they resided in Hayward until Fred preceded her in death in 1979. In 1982, she married Bruce Benton and they resided in Ashland.

She is survived by her husband Bruce; son, Lon (Carol) Blakey of Oak Creek; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; stepson, Michael (Donna) Benton of Ashland; stepdaughters, Cheri (Dale) Lavasseur, Diane (Scott) Katon and Dawn (Pete) Wiley, all of Ashland, and Debra (Tim) Gregoire of Denver, Colo.; nephews and nieces.

Zula was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred; her parents; daughter, Karen Jalowitz; two brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25 at Pineview Funeral Service in Hayward. William McPherson will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Hayward. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Ashland, and also on Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

Casket bearers will be Paul Blakey, Alan and Jerry Jalowitz, Adam and Dale Lavasseur and Michael Wenholz.

Zula's family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center for the wonderful care Zula received.

Pineview Funeral Service (715-634-4010) in Hayward is assisting Zula's family with arrangements.

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  • Maintained by: Stacy (Skemp) Hollmann
  • Originally Created by: Karen Hill
  • Added: 17 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100830600
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Zula Fern Goodwin Benton (23 Aug 1920–20 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100830600, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Stacy (Skemp) Hollmann (contributor 48948236) .