Hertha Helena Bennett

March 12, 1917November 30, 2018

Of Jackson, affectionately known by her many friends as “Helen”, passed away at the age of 101 on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Jackson County Medical Care Facility. She was a resident of Park Forest for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Bennett; also her two sons, Gregory and Stephen Bennett. She is survived by her three daughters, Barbara (Jonas) Ballew, Suzanne (Bruce) Vaillancourt, and Helen Sprunger; as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, loving family members, and friends. “Helen” was born in Mora, Minnesota on March 12, 1917 to Frederick and Elsa (Kruse) Althoff; she then married Mr. Bennett in 1941. “Helen” retired from Jacobson Stores and was a loving wife, mother, and wonderful homemaker. She had a strong faith in the Lord and attended Trinity Lutheran Church (122 W. Wesley Street Jackson, MI 49201), where a service honoring her life will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Hillcrest Memorial Park.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, December 8, 2018

Hertha Helena Bennett

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