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Clarene L. Benham

January 7, 1936 February 20, 2017
Clarene  L.  Benham
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Obituary for Clarene L. Benham
Clarene L. Benham, 81, of Albion, IL formerly of Allendale passed away peacefully on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion, IL. She was born on January 7, 1936 in White County, IL the daughter of Harry and Helena (Hall) Taylor. She married Robert Benham on January 28, 1967 and he preceded her in death on May 10, 2016.

Clarene was a loving homemaker where she was skilled at cooking wild game along with a variety of side dishes. For dessert, Clarene made the best pumpkin pie. She loved taking care of her pets Morrie, Shep and Cassie until going to the nursing home. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Allendale, IL.

She will be remembered by her half-brother, Bill Parker of FL; two brothers in law, Larry (Janie) Benham and Paul (Sephrona) Benham; many loved cousins, nieces and nephews.

Clarene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Benham; and son, Lonnie Benham who passed away in 1970.

In keeping with Clarene’ s wishes she will be cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date with burial to follow in Graceland Cemetery in Albion, IL.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Clarene’s tribute wall, leave condolences and purchase flowers for the Benham family, please visit
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Graceland Cemetery Final Resting Place

RR 15
Albion, IL 62806

RR 15 Albion 62806 IL
United States

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