Ben­necke, Jean M.

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Jean M. Ben­necke, 78 years old of Pleas­ant Prairie, WI passed away Sun­day, July 19, 2020, at Froedtert Pleas­ant Prairie Hospi­tal. She was born Novem­ber 15, 1941, in Nashville, TN the daugh­ter of the late Mike and Anna (Caven­der) Perisutti. Jean was born and raised in Nashville, TN, and lived most of her adult life in Chicago, IL, mov­ing to Pleas­ant Prairie, WI in her re­tire­ment years. On June 15, 1962, she mar­ried Earl Ben­necke in Golds­boro, NC. Jean worked at the Wrigley Gum Fac­tory, Chicago for 35 years be­fore her re­tire­ment. Jean will be re­mem­bered as a lov­ing wife, a car­ing grand­mother and per­haps most of all, the best mom any­one could ever be blessed with. She lived a sim­ple life, and yet, it was a life filled with so much. Sur­vivors in­clude her hus­band of 58 years, Earl; her chil­dren, John (Margie) Ben­necke of Chicago, IL and Lisa (Josh) Nebel of Kenosha, WI; son-in-law, James Bosas of Kenosha, WI; three grand­chil­dren, Jimmy, Am­ber and Gra­cie; sib­lings, Meb (the late James), Marylee (Ho­race), Patsy (Don­ald), Louise (Dave), Mike, and Pam (the late Bubba); and many nieces and neph­ews. In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Jean was pre­ceded in death by a daugh­ter, Norma Jean Bosas; and sib­lings, Judy (James), Linda and Nancy. Vis­i­ta­tion will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thurs­day, July 23, 2020, at Proko Funeral Home with funeral ser­vices to be held at 7:00 p.m. In­ter­ment will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Fri­day, July 24, 2020, in St. Casimir Ceme­tery, Chicago, IL. The fam­ily re­quests that all vis­i­tors wear masks upon en­try to the funeral home.

Proko Funeral Home & Cre­ma­tory 5111-60th Street Kenosha, WI 53144 Phone: (262) 654-3533 Visit & Sign Jean’s On­line Me­mo­rial Book at: www.proko­fu­ner­al­ Sign Guest Book at legacy.sun­

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