Jeanette J. Benson, 79

Jeanette J. Benson (nee Zinky), 79, of West Bend, was born to eternal life Nov. 29, 2012.

Preceded in death by her husband Donald, son Philip, parents Charles and Loretta Zinky, and brother Edward Zinky. Beloved mother of Paul (Sandy), Peter (Sue) and Pam (Brad) Shepherd. Dear grandmother of Jason (Allison), Marie (Luke) Nehring, Amy Shepherd, Jessica Benson (fiance Nick Gumm), Kelly Shepherd (fiance Corey Brown), Carl (Jillian Schmitz) Benson, Andrea Benson, and Dan and Mike Lehman. Loving great-grandmother of Olin Nehring. Very special friend and companion of Paul Runge. Sister of Gloria (Maury) Weinhold and Art (Alice) Zinky. Further survived by dear friend Mary Pryes, other relatives and friends.

Visitation Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 126 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend, from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at noon. Entombment Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Jeanette was a devout Catholic who deeply loved her God and family. She was a founding member of Corpus Christi Parish (now Blessed Savior) in Milwaukee and after relocating to West Bend was a member of Holy Angels Parish the last several years. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Holy Angels Parish appreciated.

Special thanks to Seasons Hospice and Ivy Manor for their care and dedication.

Jelacic Funeral Home, Milwaukee, 414-466-2134, is serving the family.