Helen E. Bennett

Feb. 21,1914 – Dec. 28, 2010

    Helen E. Bennett of Waukesha died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center at the age of 96. She was born in West Allis on Feb. 21, 1914, the daughter of Emil and Emma (nee Riemold) Glitz.
    She was a graduate of West Allis High School. On April 23, 1938, she married James Bennett. He preceded her in death in 1970. She and her husband owned and operated the Horseshoe Tap on Martin Street in Waukesha during the 1950s and 1960s.
    She will be sadly missed by her sons, Gerald Bennett of Waukesha and Bruce (Cheryl) Bennett of Oregon; her grandchildren, Victoria Tillitson of Portland, Jeffery Bennett of Portland, Jason Bennett of Portland, Joseph Bennett of Portland, Lynn Heaney of Crandon, Robert Hutchinson of Waukesha and Lori Anne Bennett of West Allis; and great-grandchildren, Christina, Michael, Nathaniel, Katlyn, Daniel, Nicholas and Max. She is also survived by her sisters, May Hockett of Waukesha and Evelyn Shuff of Delafield, other relatives and many friends.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, James, in 1970; her siblings, Arthur Glitz, Edwin Glitz, Roy Glitz, Ruth Sengpiel and Robert Glitz; and her daughter-in-law, Elaine Bennett, in 2008.
    Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, New Berlin.
    If desired, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
    For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.