WOODSTOCK – Jeanne S. Benson, 87, of Woodstock, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Hearthstone Manor in Woodstock.
She was born July 6, 1924, in Oak Park, to David J. and Frances E. (Gurnea) Serviss. On Aug. 31, 1946, she married Robert W. Benson in Chicago.
She was a member of the Professional Secretary Association and a very active member of St. Mary Episcopal Church in Crystal Lake, serving as the past treasurer of the Altar Guild.
She is survived by her sons, James (Elizabeth) Benson and Bill (Elaine) Benson; her grandchildren, Will (Sarah) Benson, Michael Benson, Colleen (Cliff) Benson-Ortiz, Erin (Erik) Benson-Eblen, Shannon Bass, Robert Bass and Kathleen Bass; her great-grandchildren, Grace Benson and Sean, Lauren and Andrew Ortiz; her nieces, Ann (Darrell) Kinkel, Mary Jeanne (James) Cashin and Laura (Joel) Arce; and her nephew, Thomas (Patricia) Giblin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her parents; and her sister, Helen (Thomas) Giblin.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.
Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.