February 3, 1943 - March 10, 2015


A Funeral Talk will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM, at the Daniel Funeral Home Chapel in St. Cloud, MN for Ione L. Benner, age 72, of St. Cloud, who passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Larry Spoden will give the Talk.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Ione was born on February 3, 1943 in Elrosa, MN to Archie and Anna Katherine (Ezens) Veeder. Ione married James Robert Keeville. She later married Bruce Wayne Benner in February of 1974. Ione attended and graduated from the St. Cloud Technical High School. She worked as a Deli Cook for Cashwise Foods for 26 years. She also worked as a cook for the Crosstown Cafe and Motel.

Ione enjoyed sewing and embroidery. She also enjoyed reading a good book at the kitchen table with her coffee, and doing puzzles. Ione was a very selfless person, always willing to help those in need. She was extremely hard working.

She is survived by her husband, children; Jay (Kim) Keeville, Lorri (Victor) Rojas, Brian (Jane) Keeville, Doug Keeville, Dean (Lori) Keeville, Julie (Richard) Rajkowski, 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, sisters; Cora Morey, Mina (Robert) Follestad, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ione was preceded in death by her parents, husband James Keeville, grandchildren; Preston and Paige Keeville, and sister; Renee Cottrell.