Jeanette Ann Beninga 1931-2013
Jeanette Ann Beninga, 81, of Parkers Prairie, Minn., died on Jan. 3 at Douglas County Hospital in
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 7, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church
in Parkers Prairie with Rev. Jonathan Sorum officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Julie
Lindgren. Pallbearers will be Jason Fiedler, Justin Fiedler, Jake Fiedler, Nick Fiedler, Cory Linden,
Kevin Linden and Bobby Kalina. Burial will take place at Parkers Prairie Cemetery.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jeanette Ann Beninga was born May 29, 1931, to Theodore and Clara (Austing) Niehaus in
Richmond, Minn. She moved with her family to the Perham area where she attended grade school
at St. Joe Country School. Jeanette graduated from Perham High School in 1949. Following
her education, she moved to Minneapolis where she worked at Hydrahose for many years. She
was united in marriage to Herbert R. "Bud" Beninga Nov. 30, 1968, at St. Mary's Church in
Minneapolis. Following their marriage they made their home in Minneapolis and she worked as a
dog groomer. Following their retirement in 1994, she and her husband moved to Parkers Prairie,
where she lived until her death. Her hobbies included fishing with her family, playing word search
and crossword puzzles and collecting Snow Babies and Boyds Bears.
Jeanette is survived by her sister, Bernice (Anthony) Fiedler of Henning, Minn.; nieces, nephews
and their families.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; seven brothers; and her husband, "Bud" on Dec. 18, 2007.
Arrangements are by Lind Family Funeral & Cremation Service, www.lindfamilyfh.com.