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Cordelia "May" Bennett
(09-15-1928 - 09-24-2014)

Cordelia “May” Bennett, 86 of Elgin, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Heritage Manor, Elgin, IL. She was born on September 15, 1928 in Jefferson City, MO, the daughter of Glenn and Daisy (Hickman) Colley. She was formerly a resident of Portage, IN.
Surviving are 5 children, Donna (Steven) Eckhoff of Sun City West, AZ., Gary Bennett of St. Charles, IL, Brian (Susan) Bennett of Asheville, NC, Craig (Kathy) Bennett of Bloomington, IN. and Jonathan (Tammy) Bennett of Crystal Lake, IL, brother, Glenn Colley Jr. of Mountain Home, AR and several grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald Bennett, her twin sister – Cornelia “Jane” Smith, and sisters Charlotte Alper & LaRose “Lori” Heinlein.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 26th at 6:00 p.m. with Funeral Service to follow at 8:00 p.m. at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State Street; Elgin, IL 60123. Burial will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 12:00 NOON at Chesterton Cemetery, 399 E. Porter Ave., Chesterton, IN. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.

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