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Leon "Dale" Bennett

March 19, 1936 ~ August 30, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

MISHAWAKA- Leon “Dale” Bennett, 84, passed away August 30, 2020 at his home in Mishawaka.  He was born March 19, 1936 in South Bend to Howard & Mamie (Patrick) Bennett.
  On March 19, 1963 he married Frances Dye; she survives along with 2 children, Kenneth Bennett, Jane Bennett-Ryall, 4 grandchildren, Jenna (Allan) Lang, Frank Fitzhugh, Jr., Joshua Henson and Kristina Henson.  Also surviving are 7 great-grandchildren, Lillianna, Joshua, Lyla, Julie, Jayden, Madison, Ava, several siblings and his dog, Molly.
  He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.
  Dale worked at Prickett's Supermarket for over 40 years and retired from the Mishawaka Parks Department after several years of service.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #308 and the Eagles.  He enjoyed watching NASCAR, reading, and was a hot rod car enthusiast. 
  A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
  In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to any cancer research organization. 
  Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. 
 

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