Helen L. Benjamin
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Helen L. Benjamin, 89, passed away March 6, 2014. She was born February 26, 1925 in Vermontville, MI, daughter to the late Harry and Lois (Hall) Hawes. Helen was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, enjoyed spending winters down south, traveling, and playing cards with family and friends.
Survivors include her children: Larry (Barb), Kevin, Nancy Squier, Lois (Keith) Wright, Linda (Jeff) McNamara and Karen (Mark) Dymond; 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren, and brother Harry "Joe" Hawes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Kenneth, infant daughters Alice and Mary, sister Kathleen Hawes, and son-in-law Jerry Squier.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Reverend Fr. James Eisele on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:00 a.m. at the St. Michael Catholic Church, 345 Edwards St., Grand Ledge. The rite of committal will follow at Delta Center Cemetery, Delta Twp., Eaton County. The family will receive friends Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a vigil service starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Memorial donations may be made to Capital Area Humane Society or the
Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to St. Michael Church family for the comfort they gave over the years; also to Clare Bridge of Delta and Country Acres AFC of Eaton Rapids for all their compassionate care.
Published in Lansing State Journal from Mar. 9 to Mar. 16, 2014