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Obituary: Velma Jean Bennett

Velma Jean Bennett died Nov. 21, 2009. She was born Aug. 6, 1931, in Sacramento, Calif. She was 78.

Velma was a parishioner of St. Germaine Catholic Church in Prescott Valley, Ariz., and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bingo, finding deals at yard sales, traveling and playing cards.

Velma is survived by her husband of 56 years, Leo Bennett; son Douglas (Patricia) Bennett of Phoenix; and sister Ramona Rudolph. Survivors also include her 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three sons, two daughters, three brothers and one sister.

A celebration of Velma's life and funeral mass will be 2 p.m. Dec. 11, 2009, at St. Germaine's Catholic Church, Prescott Valley, Ariz.

The Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with the arrangements.

Information provided by survivors.

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