Lou Ann Benson, age 50, of Burr Oak, died Sunday, May 31, 2015 at her home following a long illness. She was born in Kankakee, IL on June 23, 1964 the daughter of Willis F. and Virginia (Renner) Johnson. The family moved to Michigan in 1966 and she attended several local schools. She enjoyed outdoor activities, especially arrowhead hunting, fishing, and mushrooming.
Lou Ann was married to Craig Benson on Nov. 10, 2004 in Centreville. He survives along with a son, David E. Dick, II of Centreville; her mother, Virginia Coleman of Constantine; two brothers, Victor (Nancy) Johnson of Three Rivers and Ivan Johnson of Constantine; three sisters, Carol Holdren of Sturgis, Genevie (Bill) Benson of Orland, IN, and Louise Johnson of Three Rivers; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Willis Johnson; and four brothers, Harry, Wayne, Luke, and Randy Johnson.
Cremation has been conducted. A graveside memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Mendon Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Solis of Celebrate 1 Church, Sturgis officiating. Memorials will be directed to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com