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133 E. Orchard Street
P.0. Box 217
Delton, MI 49046
Phone: (269) 623-5461
Fax: (269) 623-3188
Darlene Benedict

Darlene R. Benedict

Tuesday, November 17th, 1964 - Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Darlene R. Benedict

Darlene Rae Benedict, age 54, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2019. Darlene was born on November 17, 1964 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Arnold and Betty (Lagendyk) Meyerink. Darlene was a loyal employee of Monroe, LLC for over thirty years where she worked in the customer service department. Darlene enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially time on the river up north, going on vacations or laying in the Caribbean sun. Most importantly, Darlene enjoyed spending time with family and friends who she welcomed like family.

Darlene is survived by her loving husband of thirty one years: Michael J. Benedict; son: Ethan (Heather USMC) Benedict; daughter Shannon USAF (Travis USAF) Beppler; grandchildren: Madison Rae and Oliver Raymond; siblings: Ronald Meyerink, Jan (Russ) Marsman, Cheryl DeWitt, Dawn Babcock, Shelly (Tim) Vanderveen, Dave (Martina) Meyerink; father and mother in law: Dale and Joyce Benedict; sisters and brothers in law: Dean (Pat) Benedict, Julie McConnon, Susan (Eric) Strider; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents; nieces and nephews: Lori, Chris, and Bobby Twiss; and niece: Jessica Norton.

Darlene’s family will receive friends, Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home where her memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Pastor Tony Shumaker officiating.

Memorial contributions to the Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center or Grace Hospice will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Darlene’s family.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, July 21st, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Beeler-Gores Funeral Home
    914 West Main Street
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  • Service

    Sunday, July 21st, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Sunday, July 21st, 2019 4:00pm
    Beeler-Gores Funeral Home
    914 West Main Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Tony Shumaker


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The Benedict Family

Posted at 07:06pm
Forever in our hearts our dear daughter in Law,Sister in Law & Aunt. Love -Dad & Mom Benedict, Dean & Pat, Eric & Sue, Julie & Jim, Nephews & Nieces.
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Delores Cox

Posted at 10:23am
My deepest sympathy to Darlene's family. So sorry to hear of her passing. I worked with Darlene years ago at Monroe. She was a great gal. She will be missed. Delores Cox

Monroe LLC

Posted at 09:03am
Darlene Benedict was a valued member of the Monroe LLC family. We are thankful for the times and memories we have shared. She will be truly missed.
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