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JoAnn Benton
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Obituary for JoAnn Benton

JoAnn (Lung) Benton age 70 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Tuesday morning, May 1, 2018 at her home.
She was born June 11, 1947 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late DeLois “Bus” and Betty Jane (Jordan) Lung.
JoAnn was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1965.
On August 17, 1968 she married Larry Benton in Sturgis.
JoAnn retired from Wood Products in Burr Oak following many years of dedicated employment. She had also been employed by the Transogram Company in Sturgis and following her retirement worked at the Sturgis Journal for several years.
JoAnn enjoyed cooking, baking, crafts and shopping and loved time spent with family.
She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 49 years: Larry; one sister: Janet A. Lung of White Pigeon; one brother: Jeff A. (Beverly) Lung of Sturgis and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister: Judy Ann Jones and three brothers: Jack A. Lung, Jon E. Lung and Jerry A. Lung.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of JoAnn (Lung) Benton will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. The Rev. James Pearson of the First Baptist Church of Sturgis will officiate. In accordance with her wishes cremation will follow the service. Private burial of the ashes will take place at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis at a later date.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the Hackman Family Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 9, Sturgis, MI 49091 to help with expenses.
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091





1:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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