Charles Benger

Charles Benger

Blue Island Sun Standard December 8, 1933

Charles Benger, 70 years old, died Wednesday afternoon, November 29, at 4:20 o'clock, after a long illness of eight years. 

Mr. Benger was born May 23, 1863, at Marden Devizes, Wiltshire, England, and came to this country 30 years ago with his wife and family.
Mr. Benger is survived by his wife, Priscilla, and five children, Capt. William Benger of Pekin, Jesse Benger of Blue Island, Mrs. Ethel Fulton of Tinley Park, Mrs. Priscilla Vandenberg of Blue Island, and Mrs. Helen Michelsen of Chicago  and 14 grandchildren. One son, George, of Streator, died August 19, 1932.

Funeral services were held at the Adler Funeral home in Oak Forest last Saturday, at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Hopkin officiating, members of Blue Island I.O.O.F. lodge participated in the rites. Burial in Bachelor Grove cemetery.

Cook County  Illinois Death Index

Priscilla Benger



Charles Benger

B: 23 May 1863, England

D: 29 Nov 1933, Kankakee, Illinois

Priscilla Benger {Nee Brooke}

B: 18 Oct 1866, Wales, England

D: 7 Dec 1940, Lasalle , Illinois

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