John Henry Beneker, age 91 of Brookville, died Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville.
Born September 27, 1925 in Franklin County, he was the son of the late John H. Sr. and Emma (Minneman) Beneker. On October 22, 1949, he was united in marriage to Magdalene Lamprecht, and she preceded him in death on July 13, 1994.
Mr. Beneker was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and the Franklin County Farm Bureau Co-Op Association. He was a retired farmer and also drove a school bus for the Franklin County Community School Corporation for many years.
Survivors include five children and their spouses, Amy (Mike) Martino, David (Jackie) Beneker and Ned Beneker, all of Brookville, Beth (Ron) Maxwell of Vincennes, and Diane (Reinhard) Weiss of Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister, Viola Hughes of Plainfield, Indiana; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents and wife, Magdalene, he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Beneker; three brothers, Raymond, Harold, and Martin Beneker; and five grandchildren.
Family and friends visited on Sunday, August 6, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Ave., Brookville.
Rev. Ladona Webb, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiated the funeral services on Monday, August 7, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4025 Highland Center Road, Brookville. Burial followed in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Beneker family. To sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com . (Paid obituary)