Thursday, June 11th, 2009
Magdelina "Maggie" Margaret Eyink, 92, formerly of 91 Mulberry Street, Chickasaw, died at 8:15 p.m. June 10, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born April 29, 1917, in Montezuma to John and Josephine Watercutter Benanzer. On April 12, 1939, she married Raymond J. Eyink, who died March 19, 1982.
Surviving are a son, Don (Mary) Eyink, Maria Stein; two daughters, Shirley (Roland "Brownie") Thobe, Maria Stein, and Bonnie (John) Ramshaw, Cambridge; a brother, Bill Benanzer, St. Henry; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are five brothers, Ben, Lawrence, Leo, Clarence and Andrew Benanzer; and two sisters, Hilda Miller and Angela Knapke-Miller.
She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and its Rosary Altar Sodality, Chickasaw, the Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary, Maria Stein, and was a poll worker for 25 years.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to Briarwood Activity Fund.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.