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Norraine Ruth Bennett

Obituary for Norraine Ruth Bennett

April 20, 1929 - January 15, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 88

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Norraine Ruth Bennett, age 88 of Zeeland, passed from this life into the presence of the Lord on Monday, January 15, 2018.

She is survived by her children: Patti and Rod Weenum of Zeeland, Peggy and Mark Pocernik of Eatonton, GA, Kurt and Cathy Bennett of Estero, FL, Marc Bennett of Grand Rapids, and Joe and Debra Bennett of Hudsonville; 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; her sister Crystal Baum, her cousins with whom she was raised as a sibling: Dennis and Angeline Vanden Heuvel and Althea Robbert; brother-in-law William and Julie Bennett and many half and step-siblings.

Norraine was preceded in death by her husband Robert C. Bennett; her infant son Jeffrey, her daughter Ginger and her grandson A.J. Bennett.

In her younger years, Norry worked in the office at Bennett Wood Specialties in Zeeland. She later married Bob, the owner's son. While she helped out at times in the office, she was first and foremost a dedicated wife, homemaker and mother. She was a dear, dear grandmother and truly delighted in that role. She was a long-time member of Second Reformed Church in Zeeland, the Zeeland Hospital Guild (and volunteered in the gift shop there for many years) and the American Legion Auxiliary Guild.

Visitation will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland. The funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Friday at Faith Reformed Church, 220 West Central Ave, Zeeland. Interment will be in Hart Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to City on a Hill Ministries.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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