Beth Ann Benson

Beth Ann Benson, 62, of Monticello, passed away on January 11, 2019 at her home.

Her funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church of Monticello. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m-12:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in Monticello Township Cemetery.

Beth was born on September 23, 1956 in Bristol, PA, the daughter of Thomas and Edith Sparks. She married the love of her life, the late Eric Benson in 1977 and together had two children, Shane and Robin in 1980 and 1982 respectively.

She was preceded in death by her husband Eric and her father Thomas. She is survived by her mother Edith, her son Shane, his wife Sheila, kids Tristan and Olivia, and her daughter Robin, her husband Jeremy Jensen, and kids Shaye and Averie. Also surviving are her brothers Randy (Lilly) Sparks and Scott (Pam) Sparks.

Beth was a homemaker for many years. She was very active in her local Multiple Sclerosis support group, serving as the group’s leader for several years. She was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church of Monticello. Beth was also an avid supporter of the Chicago Cubs and never missed a game. Beth loved dogs, especially her Labrador Sami. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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