Martha S. Benjamin
77, of Anderson, passed away on December 10, 2013 at her daughter's home in Kokomo after a courageous 3 1/2 year battle with brain cancer. She was born on November 24, 1936 in Anderson, Indiana to Mildred and Cecil Skaggs, and resided her entire life in Anderson.
Martha graduated from Anderson High School in 1954.
She retired as an Executive Secretary at Delco Remy Division of General Motors after 30 years of service.
She loved the Anderson Indians, and Indiana University Basketball. She also loved to go to sporting events with her family, and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She had an extended family of sisters, and nieces and nephews that she enjoyed.
Martha is survived by her husband, Martin Benjamin of Anderson; daughters, Brenda (Dan) Catron of Kokomo and Barbara (Ronald) Baughman of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Brad Baughman of Pittsburgh, Zachary Baughman of Ann Arbor, MI, Gretchen Catron of Kokomo, Steve Baughman (Janelle) of Arcadia, and Heather Baughman of Austin, TX; great-grandson, Milo Baughman of Arcadia; sisters, Mary (Robert) Norris of Anderson, Shirley Walbridge of Ft. Wayne, and Barbara (Larry) Moran of Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mildred Skaggs; father, Cecil Skaggs; and her first husband, Jay York.
Visitation will be held Saturday, December 21, 2013 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 West 53rd St. Anderson, Indiana.
Services will be at 2:30 pm Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the funeral home with Steve Baughman officiating.
Burial will take place in the East Maplewood Mausoleum, Anderson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Robert Preston Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University or The Community Regional Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
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