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home : obituaries : obituaries Monday, November 20, 2017

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Alice Marie Benthin
Alice Marie (Mrs. Richard) Benthin, 78, of Long Grove, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at Generations, in Rock Island, Illinois.

Mrs. Benthin was born Alice Marie Schulz to George and Freda Wieger Schulz on Sept. 4, 1939, in Waubay, South Dakota. She graduated from St. John's School of Nursing in 1961. Alice married Richard J. Benthin on May 25, 1963, in Waubay. She worked as an R.N. for over 40 years, retiring from Moline Public Hospital. Richard preceded her in death April 10, 2013.

Alice was a member of Park View Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed crocheting, reading and visiting. 

Surviving are three children, Brian (Cathie) Benthin of Clinton, Roxanne Benthin, and Quentin "Bubba" (Kim) Benthin, both of Long Grove; 4 grandchildren, Conner Kelly and Morgan Benthin, and Haylee and Payton Benthin; a great-grandson, Richard Benthin; four siblings, Jane (Duane) Kaasa, Elaine Christensen, Lloyd Schulz, Lilia (Ben) Oswskey; a sister-in-law, Marjean Frank; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Lyle; a sister-in-law, Jane Schulz; and a daughter, Dawn Kelly.

Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt. A Service of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Park View Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in DeWitt.

Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Homes.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at schultzfuneralhomes.com


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