Gisela Benjamin

1937 - 2019

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Gisela Benjamin, 81, of Kenton, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Germany on June 8, 1937 to the late Johannes B. and Gertrude (Loeschmann) Dargatz. Gisela married William Benjamin on February 20, 1954 and he preceded her in death on September 4, 2015. She is survived by her son, Ken Benjamin; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her sisters: Inge and Rose Marie. Mrs. Benjamin was preceded in death by her daughter, Heidi Anstine; step father, Karl Engelhardt; and sisters, Charlotte, Ursula, and Helmut. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Universal Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting

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  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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To : Ken and family
Date :Wednesday, January 9th 2019
From : Bill and Angie Gray Ralston
Sorry to hear of Gisela's passing.
So many fond memories of your Mom and Dad when we were younger came to mind.
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Bill and Angie ( Gray ) Ralston

To : Gisela Benjamin
Date :Thursday, January 10th 2019
From : Sharon Eldridge
To Ken and family, so sorry for your loss. Gisela and I had so much fun working so Sears in Kenton. She and Bill became my neighbors when she moved to the country. I very many wonderful memories of her. She was a special lady.2wsr