JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Edward Bennett
Mt. Vernon

Edward R. (Rosier) Bennett, 87, 4204 Rose Lane, 
died 9:34 p.m. Sept. 18, 1989, at Good Samaritan 
Regional Health Center.

Mr. Bennett was a retired tool and die maker from 
the Ramco Tool and Die Company in Elgin.

He was born Jan. 9, 1902, in Bluford, a son of 
Alexander Hamilton and Isabelle (Greene) Bennett.  
Sept. 3, 1921, in Mt. Vernon, he married A. 
Verne Jones, who survives.

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral 
Home with the Rev. Jay Krumeich officiating.  
Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral 
home, with Masonic servicese being conducted by the 
Jefferson Lodge No. 368 AF&AM of Opdyke.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Bennett is survived 
by one son, John E. Bennett and wife Dorothy of 
Lawrenceville; one daughter, Mr. Gene (Lillian) 
Slycord of Elgin; five granchildren; and several 
nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bennett was a member of Epworth United Methodist 
Church, Jefferson Lodge No. 368 AF&AM of Opdyke, 
Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 233 of Mt. Vernon, 
white Shrine of Jerusalem No. 66 and charter member 
of Sunshine Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, 
and four brothers.

Memorials may be made to the Epworth United Methodist 
Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.


Source: Published obituary card (has photo) 
from John Bennett 
Date: Unknwon
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer
Relationship - Second cousin, twice removed
 

 

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