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Marilyn J. Benckendorf
Born: December 21, 1946    Died: January 11, 2020
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Marilyn J. Benckendorf, 73, of rural Newark, passed away Saturday morning, January 11, 2020 at her home with her family
by her side .

Born December 21, 1946 in Joliet, she was the daughter of George and Hazel(Todd)Dew. She received her education in the
schools of Plainfield. Marilyn married Allan Benckendorf on May 05, 1968 and for most of their married life they lived in
Plainfield.

She is survived by her children, Tammy Kulalowski of Joliet, Jay Benckendorf of Newark and Kathy Benckendorf Campbell of
Culpepper, VA; six grandchildren, Megan, Jax, Kathy, Michael, Emilee and Cash; three sisters, Georgie Byrd, Beverly Dell
and Louise McDaniel; three brothers, Kent, James and William Dew; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Allan on April 05, 2011; one sister, Nancy Dew; one brother, Robert
Dew.

She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casinos, loved mowing her grass and spending time with her family and
grandchildren.

There will be no funeral services or visitation. Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St. in Morris is in charge of
arrangements.

For more information, call the funeral home at 815-942-0700.