Janet Lael <I>Stolworthy</I> Bennett

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Janet Lael Stolworthy Bennett

Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Death 11 Nov 1965 (aged 24)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 71853688 · View Source
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Janet Lael Bennett was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, October 13, 1941 to Lloyd and Lucille Mais Stolworthy. She attended Holy Rosary School, Idaho Falls High School and St. Mary's College at Notre Dame, Indiana. She was killed in a plane accident in Salt Lake City with her two children, Rosa 6, and Maria 2.

On June 24, 1961, she married Marvin Bennett of Idaho Falls. She founded the Junior Legion of Mary and taught C.C.D classes at Holy Rosary Parish.

She was a past employee of the Post Register and had taught school at Holy Rosary prior to her departure to South America. In December 1962 she and her husband went to Bogota, Colombia as Papal Volunteers in the Pavla Program. This movement is sponsored by the Catholic Church in an effort to educate and improve living conditinos of the poor of South America.

In the capacity, Mrs. Bennett taught at San Carlos Primary for boys and was also active in volunteer work among the orphans of that city. It was in this work that they met and adopted their six year old daughter.

Besides the widower, she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stolworthy of Firth and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Anthony (Karen) Newman of Blackfoot; Jay, David, and Peggy all of Firth; her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Stolworthy and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mais all of Idaho Falls.

Rosa Bennett was born in Bogata, Columbia December 3, 1958. She was adopted by the Bennetts in early March, 1965. She attended the Franciscan School for Girls and would have been a first grade student at Holy Rosary.

Maria Christine was born at Bogota Sept. 6, 1963 to Janet and Marvin Bennett.

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  • Created by: Theresa
  • Added: 23 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 71853688
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Janet Lael Stolworthy Bennett (13 Oct 1941–11 Nov 1965), Find a Grave Memorial no. 71853688, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Theresa (contributor 47355046) .