Evelyn M. "Lyn" Bennett Jan. 1, 1927 - June 24, 2008

Jul 23, 2014

SANDUSKY

Evelyn M. "Lyn" Bennett, 81, of Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 24, 2008, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Sandusky, Jan. 1, 1927, and was a 1945 graduate of St. Mary's High School. She was a retired bookkeeper having worked throughout the years at Apex, Gail's Dress Shop, Russell Trucking Co. and later at Kristen's Dress Shop.

She was a Girl Scout leader for many years and enjoyed cake decorating, crocheting, and traveling to see her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Peggy Anne Bennett of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Donna (Steve) Olbrysh of Mentor, Ohio; son, David Allen Bennett of Olean, N.Y.; granddaughter, Jennifer Kay Wardle of Dubuque, Iowa; grandson, Adam David Bennett of Olean; two great-granddaughters, Hannah and Grace Wardle; sister, Miriam Hemminger of Sandusky; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. "Howie" Bennett (2002); daughter, Margaret Rose Bennett (1948); parents, Willard and Genevieve (Denning) Ringholz; sister, Paula Cammalleri; and son-in-law, Douglas Donkin.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday in David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Prayers will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky; the Rev. Kenneth Lill will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.

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