82-year old Sandra Benner of Peru died Thursday, October 7 at Richard Owens Peoria Region Hospice Home. Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family service will be at a later date. Burgess Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sandra Benner is survived by her husband, John; one son, Robert and partner, Kevin, Hildebrand in La Salle; a daughter, Paula and husband, Larry Ziegler of Princeton; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Benner was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Alvin Pozzi and a sister, Lenore “Lee” Rochnowski.
Sandra Benner was born May 23, 1939 at St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley to Alvin and Charlotte Pozzi. She married John Benner in 1984. Benner was the manager of the Bureau County Country Club in Princeton for 15 years. Sandra was the owner and operator of Bozo Supper Club in La Salle for five years.