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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
Dwight Bennett
Dwight Monroe Bennett, 89, a resident at Roselawn Manor in Spencerville, died at 11:45 a.m. Feb. 21, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
He was born July 5, 1921, in Yorkshire to Vermont H. and Lura Vivian Monroe Bennett. He married Louise Roesner, Marie Shimp and Mildred Partin, who are all deceased.
Surviving are three sons, Frederick Dwight (Judy) Bennett, South Padre Island, Texas, Joe Alan (Karen) Bennett, Celina, and Randall Phillip (Cindy) Bennett, Celina; two daughters, Jane Louise (Bob Risher) Patterson, Lima, and Cathy Dee (Bill Vondrell) Bruns, Celina; a daughter-in-law, Mary Rose Bennett; two sisters, Margery Banks, Grand Blanc, Mich., and Helen (Larry) Stemm, Springfield; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a son, Gregory Bennett; a brother, Glenn Bennett; and two sisters, Ruth Birt and Lucile Birt.
He retired from the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and The Oaks Golf Course. He was a member of the Chattanooga United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge 29, where he was Mason of the Year, and the Mendon Lions Club.
A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Psi Sorority for cancer research.
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