Sandra J. Benner
1949 - 2021
Burgess Funeral Home
860 Bucklin St
La Salle, IL
Sandra J. Benner
Born: May 23, 1949 in Spring Valley, IL
Died: October 7, 2021 in Peoria, IL
Sandra J. Benner, 82 of Peru, passed away on October 7, 2021 at 3:37 AM at Richard Owens Peoria Region Hospice Home in Peoria.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family services will be at a later date. The Burgess Funeral Home in LaSalle is handling the arrangements.
She was born on May 23, 1939 at St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley to Alvin and Charlotte (Whitesel) Pozzi.
She married John Benner in 1984 at the Bureau Valley Country Club in Princeton.
She was the manager at the country club for over 15 years. She owned and operated Bozo Supper Club on 1st Street in La Salle for over 5 years.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She had a passion for her gardening. She was an avid Bears fan.
She is survived by: her husband, John; one son, Robert (Kevin, his partner) Hildebrand of LaSalle; one daughter, Paula (Larry) Ziegler of Princeton; gandchildren: Ryan Ziegler, and Courtney (Matt) Wright; great-grandchildren: Myles and Vayda; and nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one brother: Alvin Pozzi and one sister, Lenora "Lee" Rochnowski.
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