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Marie Bennett

July 22, 1929 — March 30, 2021


Marie C Bennett,
age 91, of Wilmington, Ohio, went to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning, March 30, 2021 at home surrounded by the love of her family.
She was born July 22, 1929 in Cameron, Wisconsin daughter of the late Ole & Marie (Winkler) Romsos,   On July 26, 1952, she married the love of her life,  Robert Carl Bennett, who passed on December 24, 2017.  A devoted and caregiving companion, they were married for 65 years.

Marie had been a teacher in one room school houses in Wisconsin.  She was a lifelong Christian and a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Wilmington.  Because of her faith, and by the grace of God, Marie is at peace and is at her eternal home, united with those she loved.
Surviving are her daughters- Bonnie Tyree of Springhill, FL, & Kathy Bennett of  IL; sons-  Bill (Barb) Bennett of Crown Point, IN,
& Jeffery (Judy) Bennett of Wilmington, OH; 8 grandchildren- Kim, Eric, Nick, Emily, Sandy, Chris, Ryan, & Kasey; 4 great-grandchildren- Landen, Kenlee, Caroline, and Lincoln and one expected; and 2 brothers- Wally & Donnie Romsos, of Richland, Washington.
In addition to her parents and husband, Marie was preceded in death by her brother- Robert Romsos.

A celebration of Marie's life will take place on July 24, 2022 at the Faith Lutheran Church in her hometown of Cameron, WI.  The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, has been entrusted with the arrangements.  In memory of Marie, please consider a donation to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, a charity that the family has supported for many years.  As an act of love, Marie would like for you to do something kind for someone in need.  To sign the online guest book, go to

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