EMILY -- Fern S. Bennett, 83, Emily, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001, at Trinity West Medical Center in Rock Island, Ill.
She was born Aug. 21, 1918, in Mount Pulaski, Ill., to Floyd and Cordelia (Devantier) Weckel. She was a resident of Emily since 1957. She attended the Wesleyan Church in Emily. She was a retired employee of the Emily Hardware Store with 30 years of service.
Survivors include a sister, Marjorie Haskins, Port Byron, Ill.; and special friends, Gary and Sally Rittger family, Emily.
Her husband, Darwin "Whitey" Bennett, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Wesleyan Church in Emily with the Rev. Jeff Fradenburgh officiating. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Emily.
Friends may call an hour before services Monday at the church.
Arrangements are with Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
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