Martha J. Benzel (1923 - 2015)

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Our loving and gracious mother, Martha Jacobs Benzel (Daizkoo), passed peacefully in Juneau, Alaska, at the age of 92. Martha was born in Sitka, Alaska, and lived in Juneau, Anchorage and Eagle River, Alaska; Las Vegas, Nev.; and Seattle, Wash., during her life. Surviving family includes her children, Sandi Benzel (formerly Bigelow) of Juneau; Cliff Benzel (Lois) of California; Ann Haddox of Sterling, Alaska; Alice Lewis (Harold) of Alabama; Elaine Johnson (Kenneth) of Everett, Wash.; Jason Benzel of California, and more recently Alabama; Debra Shurtleff of Bellingham, Wash.; Kimberly Morgan (Jim) of Everett, Wash.; sister, Mary Jacobs Austin of Anchorage; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, clan members and friends. Please see full Obituary at Juneau ANS Memorial Service will be held on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at 5 p.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 West Willoughby Ave. in Juneau. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, 6 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway in Juneau. Condolences may be sent to Sandra Benzel, 2551 Vista Drive # B-102, Juneau, AK 99801. Martha would appreciate your doing a kind deed that is a bit of a stretch for you or for someone you wouldn't normally extend a helping hand to, as a way to pay it forward in her memory.
Religious Service Information
Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latt
5100 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 780-2235
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on Dec. 5, 2015