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Bernard Hackney BENNE, the son of John and Vinnie BENNE, was born May 12, 1892 and passed away at Steele City, NE, Apr 18 1942.

Mr. BENNE spent his entire life on the farm where he was born. He attended school at Albia, later graduating from the Washington High School.

In 1916 he was married to Anna HORKY and to this union were born two children: Max Bernard, San Diego, CA and Mae Maxine of the home. His
occupation was farming and he also was a solicitor for the Republic Co Mutual Insurance Co for many years.

He was laid to rest in the Allen Cemetery, following services which were held in the home Wednesday
afternoon. The pallbearers were six of his nephews: Charles and Vance TERPENING, Alfred and Francis HORKY, Edward MAZANEK and Leo TUMA.

Mr. BENNE is survived by his wife and two children and one sister, Mrs. Stella TERPENING, and many other relatives and friends. Mr. BENNE took an active part in the affairs of his community. He served as a member of the school board, as a member of the township board, the cemetery board and was active in farm community work. In Mr. BENNE's work he
became acquainted with many people over the county who sympathize with his family in their sorrow.

Relatives from a distance who attended the
funeral were; Mrs. Dwight WALDO and Frank HORKY of Oberlin, KS; Mrs. John MAZANEK and son Edward of Jennings, KS, Mrs. Lucille HOFFMAN of Tescott, KS, Mr. and Mrs. Charles TERPENING, Wichita, Mrs. Bertha BENNE and Clara, Clifton and Mrs. Margaret HORKY and family of Fairbury.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

Last Updated:  Sunday, November 25, 2001 01:21:19

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