Connie S. Benson, 71

Connie S. Benson, 71, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at her residence.

She was born in Wabash on Dec. 6, 1946, to the late John R. and Mary K. (Eltzroth) Dunphy.

Connie was a 1964 graduate of Wabash High School.  She was the former manager of Save On Store for 10 years.

Connie is survived by three daughters, Kelly (James) Hippensteel, Huntington, Shelly (Carl) Bayliss, and Wendy (Ron) Frazier both of Wabash; four grandchildren, Chris Bayliss, Indianapolis, Zac Frazier, Wyatt Frazier, both of Wabash, and Taylor Hippensteel, Fort Wayne; and her companion cat, Lucy. 

A Celebration Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash.

Preferred memorials are to be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2018 Aug 02