July 22, 2012

Leota Mae Bennett

Leota Bennett passed away peacefully at Lancaster Manor in Lincoln on July 19, 2012 at the age of 101.  She was one of seven children and was the beloved wife of Jerry Bennett.  She will be forever remembered by her sons, Chuck and Jim, grandchildren, Jeff, Tim, Kim, Brenna and Kelly and great-grandchildren, Taylor, Clayton, Jessica, Samantha, Emma, Sarah, Calvin, Jared, Dawson, Tylyn, Brooklyn, Ellison, Abbey and Kenzie and many friends and family whom were blessed to know her. 

She and her husband spent their early years of life inAuburn, Humboldt, andFairbury,Nebraska.  She worked at Bennett Clothiers and managed the Mode O Day shop in Fairbury.  Leota was an active member of the Southeast Nebraska Amateur Radio Club, and supported her husband’s interest in Ham Radio as a member of the Lincoln Holiday Rambler Camper Club.  Leota was an outstanding cook and loved to craft, garden and spend time with her family.   She is preceded in death by her husband, daughter, parents, brothers and sisters.

Memorials may be directed to the Leota Bennett Memorial, PO Box 67181, Lincoln,Nebraska 68506.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 23, 2012 from 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M at Wyuka Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home with Pastor Eddie Masters officiating.

Burial will be in Wyuka Cemetery.


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