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Robert E. Bennett, 89, formerly of Wisconsin Dells

Robert E. Bennett, 89, of Loon Lake, Washington, formerly of Montello and Wisconsin Dells, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Loon Lake.

Bob was born in Garden City, Michigan, to Albert and Lillian (Wilson) Bennett, Aug. 20, 1928. Bob married Nancy Frazier in Bowling Green, Ohio, July 7, 1950; she preceded Bob in death July 12, 1988.

Bob enjoyed rebuilding classic cars and was very proud of the cars he and his sons worked together on. He was an avid woodworker and thoroughly enjoyed fishing with his family. Bob looked forward to the trips back to Michigan to visit family and friends. He enjoyed eating his wife’s food, especially her pies and other baked goods. Bob will be remembered as a hardworking and caring gentleman.

Bob is survived by his children, John Sloan of Lodi, Robert of Endeavor, Michael of Loon Lake, Washington and Cynthia (LeRoy) Lippig of Montello; grandchildren, Bonnie Sloan, Mindy Sloan, Paul Sloan, Shelly Lippig, Michael Lippig, Tina (James Small) Bennett, Tony Bennett, Jacob Flickner and Benjamin Robb; nine great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ellen “Nina” Lemond and Catherine “Mame” Swamba.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nancy; children, Edward Sloan, James Bennett and Catherine Bennett; grandson, Timothy Bennett; brothers, Elmer and Kenneth; and sister, Dorothy (Clifford) “Dot” Huss.

A memorial service for Robert Bennett will be held at a later date. Please check www.Crawford for the most updated service information.

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Oxford and Montello is honored to be serving the family.