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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Obituary: Josephine C. Bennett

  • Josephine C. Bennett, 96, Kansas City, Missouri died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Garden Valley Manor, Kansas City.
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  • Josephine C. Bennett, 96, Kansas City, Missouri died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Garden Valley Manor, Kansas City.
    Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline.  Burial will be at a later date.
    Josephine was born July 29, 1917,  in Lingo, daughter of James and Ellen (Flickinger) Poshek. She married Thomas Bennett in 1947. He preceded her in death on January 10, 1987.
    Josephine had worked as a clerk in retail and had operated the A&W Rootbeer, Liberty, for four years.
    Survivors include one son, Thomas R. Bennett, Kansas City; two daughters, Barbara J. Blue, Connersville, IN, and Janet Dodd, Kearney; one sister, Virginia Bailey, Marceline; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, James, JW, and Eugene Poshek; and five sisters, Anna Jane Poshek, Helen White, Mildred Stein, Gladys Wright, and Marjorie Bellis.

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