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SPRINGFIELD -- Cheryl G. Benner, 67, of
Springfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at 9:46 a.m. at Oak
Terrace HealthCare Center in Springfield.
A celebration of life will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at
Parkway Christian Church, Springfield, with Pastors
Daniel M. Krumrei and Mark Giffords officiating.
graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Kline
Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Ms. Benner was a retired school administrator for
Springfield District 186. She had taught for 35
She was born on March 29, 1944, in Lincoln to
Darrell and Ruth "Finny" Awe Benner.
She is survived by one brother, Lee (and Sarah)
Benner of Broadwell; one sister, Audrey Roman of
Springfield; and two nieces, Allison and Kathryn
Her parents preceded her in death.
She was a member of Parkway Christian Church of
Springfield and had a variety of leadership roles
there. She also held various offices in the
Springfield Education Association and was a member
of the Springfield Principals Association, Illinois
Retired Teachers Association, Land of Lincoln
Retired Teachers, Lincoln Memorial Garden,
Springfield Children's Museum and PTA.
Memorials may be made to Sangamon County Relay for
Life, Logan County Relay for Life or Parkway
Christian Church of Springfield.
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