Addisyn Shaye Benzel
Age 11, of Carrollton, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born Oct. 11, 2002 in Alliance, Ohio. She was a 5th grade student at Minerva Elementary School and currently studying the part of Brigitta in the high school musical, Sound of Music. She attended the Minerva First Christian Church.
She is survived by her parents, Timothy and Theresa (Morgan) Benzel; brothers, Bo and Eli Benzel; maternal grandmother, Janet Morgan; uncle, Dave Morgan; and fiancé, Lynda Jones; three cousins, Hunter and Garrett Morgan and Regan Jones; her biological family, mother, Sara Faust; brother and sister, Dillon and Savannah Faust; grandparents, Dave and Cheryl Crawford; aunts, Christina Rhiel and Nichole Crawford; aunt, Nicole and Uncle Bret; and many close friends including her very special friend, Cade Bethel and extended family including her close family friends, Dave and Deb Neff and their daughter, Kaila and Randy Bigler and her son and 'BFF', Keegan. She is now in heaven with her meemaw, Dennis; papaw Morgan; and uncle Brad.
Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Chaplains Larry Karlen and Terry Livengood officiating. Calling hours will be held Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at
GOTSCHALL HUTCHISON FUNERAL HOME, INC. - MINERVA
206 East Lincoln Way Minerva, OH 44657
Published in The Repository on Jan. 22, 2014