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Marion Benton

Monday, September 15, 2008

DEXTER -- Marion Antonia Benton, 77, died Sept. 13, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Born June 20, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Steve and Mary Slapek Talach, she was a former employee of Bulova Watch Co. in Lancaster, Pa.

On March 25, 1972, in St. Charles, Ill., she married Vincent Benton, who died in 1996.

One sister also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son, Donald R. Axelsen of St. Charles, Ill.; one daughter, Marilyn Cliff of Dexter; and four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.

Graveside services will be conducted Friday at the Conestoga Memorial Park Mausoleum in Lancaster.