Avon D. Bennett, 82, of Brooklyn, formerly of Waterloo, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her home of leukemia. Services: will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014 at Garden View Chapel with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Garden View Chapel with a 7 p.m. F.O.E. Aerie #764 service. Visitation will also be held one hour before the service at the funeral home.
She was born May 7, 1932 in Lake Mills the daughter of William O. and Valborg Ellingson Anderson. She married Donald A. Bennett in 1950 in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on June 25, 2003.
She was a proud member of the Tama County F.O.E. Aerie #2828 Auxiliary, Waterloo F.O.E. Aerie #764 Auxiliary and the Northeast Iowa CB Club.
Avon D. Bennett
Survived by: three daughters, Deanna (Peter Edgar) Bennett of Canada, Mary (Rick) Foxen of Evansdale, Kathy Bennett of Brooklyn; two sons, Dennis (Karen) Bennett of Waterloo, Dwayne (Edna) Bennett of Cedar Falls; fourteen grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: her parents; two step mothers, Doris and Hazel Anderson; her husband; one son, Donald Gene Bennett; two sisters, Marjorie Underwood, Barbara Jean Anderson and one sibling in infancy.
Memorials: may be directed to her family.
Garden View Chapel is in charge of arrangements 319-232-2222. Online condolences may be left at www.kearnsfuneralservice.com