Celestine A. "Sally" Benes

Celestine A. “Sally” Benes

Nov. 25, 1941-March 26, 2019

Celestine A. “Sally” Benes, 77, of Lincoln, died on March 26, 2019.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 1, at North American Martyrs Catholic Church, with the Rev. Brian Connor as celebrant. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Agnew. Visitation will be from noon-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St., Lincoln 68510. The family will greet friends from 4-6 p.m., and a rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Pink Sisters or the Alzheimer's Association.

Sally was born Nov. 25, 1941, to Michael and Clara (Liskovec) Slosar in Ulysses. Sally worked in food service for over 30 years, Raymond Central High School, Kay's Restaurant and the University of Nebraska. She was a member of North American Martyrs Catholic Church. Sally loved to read, square dance and spend time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Edwin; children, Vernon (Dr. Michelle) Benes, Mark (Mabel) Benes, Thomas (Brenda) Benes, Keith Benes, Theresa (Steve) Matulka; sister, Carolyn Rejda; 13 grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Ivan (Jane) Benes, Ray (Barb) Benes; sister-in-law, Marge Benes; nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter-in-law, Juli Ann Benes; brother-in-law, Gene Rejda.

Online condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com.

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