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Obituary of Juanita W. Beneda

Juanita Wanda Beneda, the daughter of George Pentico and Etta (Lewellyn)
Pentico, was born September 17 1915 at Rural Agenda, KS and passed away on January 6, 2017 at the Belleville Health Care Center, Belleville, KS at the age of 101 years, 3 months, and 19 days.
She grew up in rural Agenda, Kansas, graduating from Agenda High School in 1934. Juanita then took Normal Teaching Training and later taught for 2 years at the Harper Country School.
On December 24, 1936, she was united in marriage to Frank C. Beneda and to this union two sons were born: Gary Dean and Darrell Eugene. The couple farmed in the Agenda/ Wayne, Kansas area for all of their lives. She was involved with the E.H.U. and the couple enjoyed playing cards with friends. She was a good cook and enjoyed quilting, sewing, and crocheting. He preceded her in death on September 2, 2014.
Juanita was preceded in death by her parents, George and Etta Pentico, husband, Frank C. Beneda; one son Darrell Eugene Beneda, one brother, Vernie Pentico and two sisters, Gladys Anderson and Zelda Carson.
She is survived by one son Gary D. (Janice) Beneda of Sunrise Beach, Missouri; three grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jeremy Wittwer, officiating.
Interment will be at the National Bohemian (Kopsa) Cemetery, rural Cuba, KS.
Friends may call from 1 PM until 8 PM on Monday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS. The family will greet friends prior to the services on Tuesday.
Memorials are suggested to family choice.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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