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|Mrs. Eileen R. Bennett, 93, of 1250 W. Carl Sandburg Dr. Galesburg, Ill died at 2:01 pm Thursday, March 3, 2011 in Rosewood Care Center.
She was born July 12, 1917 in Galesburg the daughter of Leonard D. and Esther Traff Denisar. She married Fred H. Bennett on September 2, 1950 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on February 16, 2010.
She is survived by a son Duane A. Bennett of Portland, Ore.; two daughters Diane (Mel) Wilcoxen and Debra A. Johnson both Galesburg; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and three brothers.
Eileen worked in bookkeeping and payroll for Accounting Systems for 12 years. She retired in 1980. She was a member of the Covenant Church and the former Sarah Circle.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Tom Ek will officiate. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 am Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Covenant Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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