Monday, March 17th, 2008
Janet B. Knasel, 64, state Route 47, Sidney, died at 8:40 a.m. March 16, 2008, at Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus. Death was due to an extended illness.
She was born Oct. 12, 1943, in Fort Loramie to Norbert and Henrietta Flaute Bensman, who are both deceased. On Nov. 4, 1967, she married John E. Knasel, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Brian (Stacey), Fort Loramie; a daughter, Lisa (Alan) Monnin, Sidney; two brothers, Robert (Rodney) Bensman, Minster, and Ralph (Bonnie) Bensman, Celina; and six grandchildren.
She retired in 2004 from the Kroger Company, Sidney, where she worked as deli clerk since 1977. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, and was a 1961 graduate of Fort Loramie High School.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at Pearl Cemetery, Swanders.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to Shelby County Relay for Life, Sidney.