Ida M. Benner
Ida Mazie Benner, 87, formerly of Red Hill, passed away March 21, 2013. She was the widow of Earl “Sleepy” Benner.
Born in East Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Viola (Merkel) Steinman.
She was a waitress at the former Prutzman’s and Gabel’s. She and her husband owned the former Benner’s TV of East Greenville. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Red Hill and their “Lunch Bunch”. She was also a member of the Upper Perkiomen Lioness club, the Upper Perkiomen Senior Center, the auxiliaries of the American Legion, Post #184 and the Owl’s Nest #1302, both of East Greenville, the Perkiomen Chapter, #318, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Order of the Amaranth, Stroudsburg. She was a den mother earlier in life.
Surviving are children: Gail, wife of Joseph Glushek, of Sellersville; Diane Benner, of Topton; and Barry Benner, of Pennsburg; siblings: Shirley, wife of Gerald Cleary, of Bally; Edna Thompson, of Hemet, California; and Harold Steinman, and his wife, Diane, of Pennsburg; grandchildren: Jennifer (Lonny) Stevenson, and Brent, Darian and Nicolas Benner and a great-grandchild, Brooke Stevenson. She was predeceased by a son, Bruce Benner, in 1995; and siblings, Anna Haller and James Steinman.
Services were on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Red Hill. Friends called from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at church. An Amaranth Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment was in the church cemetery. The Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made in her memory to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc., 2501 Oak Lawn; Ste 435, Dallas TX 752019
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