Etta Alzada Benedict
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Etta Alzada Benedict, 95, of Lincoln,
died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at 2:55 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at Peasley Funeral Home in
Lincoln. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral
home, with Pastor Robert Henderson officiating.
Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.
She was born
Oct. 18, 1913, in Greensburg, Ky., to Everett and
Laura Golf Davenport. She married Elliott "Buck"
Robertson on June 21, 1929. She later married
Clarence "Fred" Benedict on June 6, 1970, in
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Darrell
Robertson of Mason City and Johnny Robertson of
Santa Fe, N.M.; two daughters, Hazel Settles of
Kentucky and Marjorie Gardner of Florida; six
stepsons, Gordon Robertson and Kenneth Robertson,
both of Mason City, Gene Benedict of Wheeling, Dean
Benedict of California, and Carl Benedict and Robert
Benedict, both of Lincoln; and several
grandchildren, great-grandchildren and
Alzada was preceded in death by one daughter,
Waneta Schleder; one son, Cecil Robertson; four
sisters; and three stepsons.
Memorials may be made to any charity of the
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