Frances Bennett

HUNTSVILLE – Frances E. "Fran" Bennett, 92, of Huntsville, OH, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Logan Acres Care Center, Bellefontaine, OH.

Fran was born on January 28, 1922 in Bellefontaine to the late Franklin & Elizabeth McMillan Ludwig. On February 24, 1942, she married James "Spec" Bennett in Napoleon, OH and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Karen Robinson, two grandsons, Douglas Bickham and Heath Reed, two sister, Lela Rutherford and Roberta Reichert, and five brothers, William Ludwig, and George, Robert, Ernest and Leo Eggleston.

She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Gayle) Reed and Sharon (Tom) Cooper, both of Huntsville, seven grandchildren, Casey (Tonya) Reed and Ben (Theresa) Bickham, both of Bellefontaine, Gabe (Laura) Reed of Springfield, OH, Jim (Kim) Cooper, and Abi (Randy) Sparks of Huntsville, Correy Oakley of Lakeview, OH, and Nicole Bickham-Weinhart of Wisconsin, 16 great grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Ludema Wildermuth, special sister-in-law and friend, Peg Bush and many nieces and nephews.

Fran was a member of Huntsville Presbyterian Church and Harold Kerr American Legion Post #173 Auxiliary in Huntsville. She enjoyed square dancing. A kind and quiet woman, Fran was a product of her time, always staying in the background supporting her husband and three daughters. She was dearly loved by her family and will be missed.

Reverend Bryan Meadows will conduct graveside services at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 1, 2014 at Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be given in her name to Logan County Cancer Society.

Arrangements are in the care of SHOFFSTALL FUNERAL HOME, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Weekly Currents from Nov. 28 to Nov. 29, 2014
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