Age 85, of Haslett, MI, formerly of Ellensburg, WA, passed away December 18, 2019. She was born June 13, 1934, in Battle Creek, MI, to the late Emil John Benda and Bernice Whittaker.
Mary attended the University of Washington, graduating with a master’s degree; she went on to be a middle school art teacher in Ellensburg, WA. She loved weaving, and enjoyed music and the theatre.
Mary is survived by her daughter: Marci (William) Middaugh; granddaughter: Pamela Attleberger; great-grandchildren, Shaun Burgan, and Carson Middaugh; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son: Bryan John Trumble; granddaughter: Mary Burgan; grandson: Mark Middaugh brothers: Emil Jr., Charles, George, Raymond, and Donald; and a sister: Donna Foster.
There will be a memorial service held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.