Elizabeth Nelda Ann "Betty" Benjamin, 73

Elizabeth Nelda Ann "Betty" Benjamin, 73, of Wabash, died at 8:44 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 at Wellbrooke of Wabash.

She was born Aug. 8, 1946 in Kankakee, Ill. to Bruno and Yvonne Nelda (Pellitier) Boudreau.

Betty was a 1964 graduate of St. Joseph Seminary High School in Kankakee. She married Norman L. Benjamin in Bourbonnais, Ill. on April 26, 1969. She was a homemaker and attended the St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash. Betty enjoyed playing bingo, and spending time with Norm and her family. She has lived in Wabash since 1985, coming from Country Club Hills, Ill.

She is survived by her husband, Norman L. Benjamin of Wabash; two sons, Dennis L. Benjamin of Wabash, and Walter C. (Amanda) Benjamin of Lagro; and two brothers, Vince Boudreau of St. Louis, Mo., and Tim Boudreau of Chicago, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Father Levi Nkwocha officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of St. Bernard at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 3-6:30 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home, with a rosary service at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted on 2020 Jan 29