Ann K. Benmark, age 71 of Clare, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Woodland Hospice House in Mt. Pleasant after a brief battle with cancer. Ann was born the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Feighner) Elden on November 10, 1942 in Detroit. She was united in marriage to Keith Benmark on January 14, 1989. Ann received her Medical Assistant degree from Ferris State University and worked at the Davis Clinic and for Doctors Keating and Lilly. She enjoyed traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Ann is survived by her husband Keith, daughters Becky (Jon) Erickson of Ludington and Michelle (Craig) Bott of Clare, and grandchildren Stephen Bott and Kelsey Bott of Clare. She was predeceased by her brother Michael Elden and her sister Janie Robinson.
Services will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church with Rev. Prentice A. Tipton, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodland Hospice. On-line guestbook at www.stephenson-wyman.com