Funeral services for Ms. Joan Benson, age 79, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 4, 2015 in the chapel of Medina Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery.
Ms. Benson died Monday, June 1, 2015 at Maplewood Health Care.
She was born in Medina to the late Ernest and Pearl Hensley Laster and was educated in the local schools having graduated from Medina High School. Ms. Benson was an employee of the Milan Arsenal; member of Medina First United Methodist Church; member of the Eastern Star; former owner of the local flower shop.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne Benson; grandson, Caleb Stephen Jordan; sister, Louise Kirk.
Joan is survived by her children; Gaye Dominguez and husband Art, Terry Benson, Wendy Jordan and husband Eric; grandchildren, Erik Dominguez (Brandy), Nick Dominguez (Janna), Casey Dominguez, Nick Jordan, Ashley Jordan, Jacob Jordan; great-grandchildren, Sophia Quintero, Gabriel Dominguez; sister, Peggy Austin (Sonny); brother, Bob Laster (Glenda); many nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the Benson family will be held Wednesday evening, June 3, 2015 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Medina First United Methodist Church.