Connie Bennett


Connie Bennett, 70, of Defiance, went to her heavenly reward October 4, 2013.

She was born August 11, 1943, in Findlay, Ohio, to the late Alfred and Helen (Gross) Ruck. She married Wayne Robertson in 1963 and he passed away in 1995. She married Kenneth Bennett in May 1991 and he survives.

Connie is survived by her husband, Kenneth Bennett; her children, Jeffery (Beckey) Robertson of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Scott (Patti) Robertson of Defiance; four grandchildren, Joshua, Kristen, Jeffery and Courtney; and two stepgrandchildren, Lauren and Jenna. She is also survived by two brothers, Jim (Lois) Ruck of St. Marys, Ohio, and William (Carol) Ruck of Miller City, Ohio; and a sister Sharon (Ron) Meyer of Napoleon, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Karl Ruck.

Connie was an EMT for Medivan Ambulance Company and a faithful member of Peace Lutheran Church in Defiance. She loved to go motorcycle riding with her husband on the weekends.

"TO MY SISTER SHARON, First of all it's hard to put into words how to thank you for all of the years that you helped me. For all of the fun gambling getaways at 4 o'clock in the morning (those were the best ones). All the lunches and doctors appointments you so thoughtfully ran me to without question. You have done so many things for me over the years that I cannot thank you enough and you never complained once. God bless you for being with me for all these years, I love you, Connie."

Visitation for Connie will be held at Peace Lutheran Church (Ohio 66 north), Defiance, on Monday, October 7, 2013, from 9-11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the church. The Rev. Fred W. Balke will officiate. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the McCauley Cemetery, Defiance, Ohio.

Suggested memorials are to CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, The Alzheimer's Association, Defiance County Senior Center and Peace Lutheran Church.

Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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