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Benoit, Virginia "Ginny" L. -

Virginia "Ginny" L. Benoit

Shelbyville - Ginny passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at Rose Arbor Hospice. She was an avid reader and enjoyed just being home swimming in her pool, working in her flower garden or spending time with her dog, Chewie. Ginny was born January 10, 1943 at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Virgil and Catherine (Roseboom) Blowers. She had worked at Wieland’s Flower Shop in Allegan for 15 years and retired from Meijer in Plainwell. On December 17, 1993 in Otsego she married James “Jim” Benoit who survives. Also surviving are her 4 children, Eric (Tonya) Powless and children, Jessica, Jason and Theresa; Cathy (Will) Williamson and daughter, Amy; Scott (Colleen) Powless and children, Reno and Renee; Dennis (Amanda) Powless and children, Emily, Hanna and Joslynn along with siblings, Mike (Coleen) Blowers and Norman (Naeyo) Blowers. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Teri Hammond. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with Ginny’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Contributions in memory of Ginny may be made to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
Winkel Funeral Home
207 E Allegan Street
PO Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078