Phyllis Jane Bennewitz
March 12, 1933 – March 8, 2018
Phyllis Jane (Pickwick) Bennewitz, a long-time resident of Colorado and avid hiker, skier and biker, passed away on Thursday March 8th, 2018, just shy of her 85th birthday. Phyllis was born March 12th, 1933. She was preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Gerhardt "Gary" Bennewitz, Jr; her mother, Marion (Jenks) Pickwick; and her father and step-mother, Fred and Georgiana Pickwick, Jr. Phyllis is survived by her children, Lynn Arthur, Cindy (Kevin) DeVries and Scott (Michelle) Bennewitz; grandchildren, Stephanie DeVries, Danielle DeVries, and Makena Bennewitz; sister, Barbara Colacurcio; niece, Judy (George) Skeens; nephew, Douglas Strange and other loving family and friends.
A celebration of Phyllis’s life will be held Friday April 20th at 11:00am in the Dixon Chapel at Cherry Hills Community Church. The church is located at 3900 Grace Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126. A reception will be held in the Orchard Room immediately following the service. Phyllis will be laid to rest later that day in a private service at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Centennial, Colorado. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Denver Botanical Gardens at https://flourish.botanicgardens.org/botanicgardensgiving.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.olingerchapelhill.com for the Bennewitz family.
Celebration of Life Memorial Service
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cherry Hills Community Church - Dixon Chapel
3900 Grace Blvd
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cherry Hills Community Church - Orchard Room
3900 Grace Blvd