Virginia A. Bennett, 90, West Lafayette, passed away unexpectedly at 3:06 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at her residence. She was born July 20, 1922, in Kokomo, to the late Otto and Lavada Graham Bergman. On Nov. 2, 1946, she married Noah R. Bennett in Kokomo, where they lived until 1965, when they moved to West Lafayette. He died Feb. 15, 2010.
She graduated from Kokomo High School. Virginia was a homemaker and had enjoyed working at Loeb’s for several years during the holidays.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and the Quilt Guild there and enjoyed traveling. She loved her family, children and grandchildren, and had watched or cared for several relatives over the years.
Surviving are three sons, David W. Bennett (wife Connie), Mentor, Ohio, George A. Bennett (wife Dondra), Muncie, Mark S. Bennett (wife Billie), West Lafayette; three brothers, Roy Bergman (wife Annette), Kokomo, George Bergman, Peru, Ralph Bergman (wife Linda), Florida; and grandchildren, David Bennett (wife Melissa), Sarai Ann Hope (husband Mike) and their son Noah Hope, Rachel Bennett, Timothy A. Bennett (companion Christina Cawood) and their children Ian and Eli, Bethany Bennett, and William F. Bennett.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Soller-Baker West Lafayette Chapel, 1184 Sagamore Parkway W., West Lafayette, and again an hour before the funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1005 N. 21st St., Lafayette. Pastor David Doane will be officiating. Burial will follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.
Those wishing may contribute in her memory to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. You may offer condolences at www.soller-baker.com.