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Donald L. Benkert

Benkert, Donald L., 89, of Springfield, passed away at 4:26 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019 at Ohio's Hospice of Dayton. He was born in Piqua on September 2, 1929 the son of Louis and Carmen (Helman) Benkert. He was the body shop manager at Trenor Motors for 45 years and a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and an active member of several private clubs. Survivors include his wife, Shirley M. (Agenbroad); four daughters and spouses, Diana (Tom) Seiler, Karen Benkert, Sharon (Jerry) Neher and Nancy Rakestraw-Behnken; nine grandchildren and spouses, Greg (Marci Etter) Thomas, Juli (Kyle) Springer, Brittany (Matthew) Buroker Lowery, Melissa (Josh) Lyons, Branden Webb, Tracy Hicks Landseidel, Stephanie (Lindsey) Dabe, Ryan Rakestraw and Dustin (Amber) Rakestraw; 11 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter and two siblings, Martha (Jim) Yount and Jim Benkert. He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Michael Benkert. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in St. Teresa Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Dayton or Homeless to Home Animal Rescue and Cat Sanctuary.
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