Clara Lou Benedict

January 18, 1939November 28, 2018

Clara Lou Benedict was born in Lincoln, CA on 1/18/1939 and passed away on 11/28/2018 in Roseville, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Lorena Aguiar, daughter Debra Lynn Benedict and grandson, Christopher Campos. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jerry Benedict of Lincoln, daughters Lori Ayala (Arnold) of Rocklin and Dana Schwartz (Michael) of Lincoln, brother Lawrence Aguiar (Rosaline), and sister Joanne Mahlberg (Ray) both of Roseville. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Stephanie Frost, Ashley Rutledge, Jared Campos, Caitlin Mauren, Haylee Baird-Lira and Allison Schwartz and eight great-grandchildren. Clara Lou was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lincoln where she was also a member of the Altar Society and the Lay Canossians and worked as the church secretary for many years. She was a past member of the Lincoln Business & Professional Women's Club and in recent years the Camp Far West Good Sam's Club and she and Jerry have enjoyed traveling and camping with the group. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends. She especially loved spending time with her family and the tea parties she occasionally had with her great-grandchildren. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at 10:00 AM and a Funeral Mass immediately following at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lincoln. Reception to follow at St. Joseph Parish Hall, also in Lincoln.


  • Rosary Service Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2018

Clara Lou Benedict

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