Carol A. Benson

Carol A. Benson, 69, of Markle, IN, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, at her home.

Mrs. Benson, a 1959 graduate of Central High School in Fort Wayne, was the previous owner of the Gateway Restaurant in Markle. She had also worked at McJon Photo in Fort Wayne and in food service at the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

She was born July 26, 1940, in Allen County to Jake and Alice Kemp Wingert.

Survivors include a son, Michael (Linda) Benson, of Markle; a brother, Bud (Peggy) Kemp, of Coldwater, MI; and two grandchildren, Benjamin Benson and Emelia Benson.

Calling is Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. A service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Kathie Jones officiating. Interment will be at a later date.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the Diabetes Association or to the Huntignton County Humane Shelter in care of Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.