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Obituary for Lucille R. Benson
Lucille R. Strubhar Benson 77, of Peoria passed away on Sunday January 27, 2008 at Fondulac Care Center in East Peoria. Born in Pekin on August 8, 1930 to Clarence “Jerry” and Dorothy Phillips Strubhar. She married Melvin G. Benson in Pekin on August 13, 1950. Lucille is survived by her sons; Jeffrey G. Benson of Newport Beach, CA, James (Denise) Benson of Dana Point, CA, daughter Janis Benson of Peoria and 4 grand and 4 great grandchildren. Her parents and brother Roland Strubhar preceded her in death. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for the State of Illinois EPA for 21 years, retiring in 2001. Cremation has been accorded and a memorials service will be held for her on Saturday February 2, at Glendale Memorial Gardens Chapel of Dreams in Pekin from 11 to 1 p.m.. The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. is assisting the family with arrangements.