Victoria Benner (1925 — 2020)

Victoria Benner, age 94, of rural Bryan, went home to be with her lord and savior at 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier.

Victoria was born on Nov. 6, 1925, the daughter of John and Marie (Condon) Moldovan. She was born in Detroit and raised near Rhodes, Michigan. As a young woman, she returned to Detroit to live with her grandmother. Working to support the war effort during World War II, she met her future husband, Herbert W. Benner. They were married on Feb. 28, 1948, and he preceded her in death. Victoria assisted in the family business, Benner Dairy, until she retired.

Survivors include her son, David (LaVon) Benner of Stryker; daughter, Elizabeth Dubose of Montpelier; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie Rosek, Eva (Dale) Billings and Sally Laskowski; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two sisters.

Due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing precautions. Masks may be used to prevent spreading the virus but are optional. Anyone showing any symptoms of infection are asked to please share their condolences by a phone call, email, text message or leaving a condolence at the funeral home website.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020, at the Krill Funeral Home, 860 W. Mulberry St., Bryan. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in the funeral home with Pastor Luke Nagy officiating. Burial will follow in Fountain Grove Cemetery.

Memorials are requested to First Brethren Church.

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