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Shirley P. Benedix 1933 - 2009

BENEDIX, DAVIS, KRUEGER

Posted By: Connie Swearingen (email)
Date: 5/21/2019 at 22:56:11

Sioux City Journal
23 February 2009

CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa -- Shirley P. Benedix, 75, of Correctionville passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at a Sioux City hospital.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church of Cushing, Iowa, with Pastor Bev Wolff officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery of Correctionville. Visitation will 5 to 7 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein, Iowa.

Shirley was born on Sept. 6, 1933, to Gustav and Clara (Davis) Krueger on a farm near Anthon, Iowa. She graduated from Oto High School in May of 1951 and married Fred H. Benedix on July 29, 1951. They farmed in the Anthon and Correctionville areas all of their married life. To this union were born four children, Marilyn, David, Cheryl and Kevin.

Shirley was employed by the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center for 35 years. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling with her husband and their friends as well as attending many ballroom dances. Her greatest pleasure, however, came from visits with her friends and family while sitting on the deck and enjoying the country life.

Survivors include her husband, Fred; daughter, Marilyn and husband, David Wandersee of Council Bluffs, Iowa; son, David and wife, Starla Benedix of Avoca, Iowa, daughter, Cheryl and husband, Bill Eubank of Watertown, S.D., and son, Kevin and wife, Christine Benedix of Omaha, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-step-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marie Benedix, Dolores Benedix and Theresa McQueen; a brother-in-law, Daker McQueen; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Donald Krueger; and her adopted sister, Faye Krueger.


 

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