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Freda W. Benbow (1916 - 1998) Alternate


Posted By: Karen Brewer (email)
Date: 11/19/2017 at 13:31:34

The Osceola Sentinel Tribune, Osceola, Iowa
October 1, 1998, Page 3



Freda Waunita Benbow was born on a farm in Clarke County on July 9,1916 to Chester and Grace Nicholson Benbow and died Sept. 27, 1998, at Osceola Nursing and Rehab Center. She was 82.

She received her education in the rural schools in Clarke County and worked in the restaurant at the Garner Hotel. The family moved to Osceola and she joined the First Christian Church in October 1977. She enjoyed her neighbors and church family. She was an active member of the Senior Social Center in Osceola.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Miss Benbow is survived by four first cousins, Vera McKay, Joe and Mary Oller of Knoxville, Helen McGee of Las Vegas, Nev. and James Schaffer of Wisconsin who was raised by the Benbows. Local relatives are Andy and Dorothy Jeffreys and Clara Benbow and other relatives and friends.

A graveside service for Miss Benbow is today (Oct. 1) at 1 p.m., in Fremont Cemetery in Clarke County, the Rev. Fred Rohlfs of First Christian Church officiating.

Arrangements were by Kale Funeral Home in Osceola.

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Clarke Obituaries maintained by David Dinham.
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