Winifred Bensman

Mountain Home, AR | Wednesday, September 29 2021 |

Winifred Joan Bensman, 84, died at 6:48 a.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Mountain Home, AR.

Born October 21, 1936, in Alton, she was the daughter of James and Winifred (White) Howard. She married Donald William Bensman on December 29, 1956. He preceded her in death on November 30, 2002.

Surviving are two daughters, Debora Lutomski (William) of Denver, CO, and Mary Rios (Steve) of Parker, CO, two sons, Tom Bensman (Cathy) of Mountain Home, AR, and Jim Bensman of Alton. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Alyssa Killebrew (Brandon) and Eric Lutomski, one great-grandson, Ethan Killebrew, and a sister, Mary Jane Metz of Delta, CO.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Katie Wittman.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, October 4, 2021, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey. Father Steven Janoski will officiate. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be made to Saint Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church in Mountain Home, AR, or St Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey, IL. Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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