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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Wednesday September 28th, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Wednesday September 28th, 2022

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Hillcrest Memorial Park
Wednesday September 28th, 2022

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Stephen G. Bennett Sr.

Stephen G. Bennett Sr. 74 of Pontiac passed away Thursday morning (September 22, 2022) at his home.

Following cremation, a visitation will be held Wednesday from 10am until 12noon at the Winterrowd Funeral Home, Streator.  Services will be held at noon at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Stephen was born on August 26, 1948, in Streator to George and Anne (Votaw) Bennett.

Surviving are children, Stephanie (James) Axtell of Flanagan, J Bennett of Pontiac, Dawn (Phillip) Clark of Dwight, Jacque Bennett of Pontiac and Sean Bennett of Bloomington, daughter-in-law Tammy Bennett of St. Charles, grandchildren; Shay (Matt) McMeen, Garrett Smetanko, Ashleigh (Troy) Bennett, Alyssa Bennett, Stephen Bennett III, Hunter Bennett, Jade Scott-Bennett, Jordan Scott-Bennett, Frankie J. Landrus-Bennett, Nichole Irvine, Drew Roberts, Austin and Luke Reeves, 16 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son Stephen II, brothers Rex and Gene Williams, Ted and Jim Bennett and a sister Karen Harding.

Stephen attended Streator grade schools and Streator High School.  He retired from Labors Local 996 out of Roanoke.  Stephen was a member of the Pontiac Masonic Lodge 294 A.F.A.M. He was a founding member of the Chief City Shooting Club, and he taught gun safety.

Memorials may be made in his name to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Shriners Hospital.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Stephen Bennett Sr., please visit our flower store.


I worked with Steve at the CAT plant. He was a great guy.

My condolences to the family.

Mark Thacker Oct 3 2022 10:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Bennett Sr.

Subrina Hobart Sep 29 2022 10:30 PM

Sorry for your loss

Henry Gauwitz L 996 Sep 28 2022 5:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Bennett Sr.

Suzanne Gullo Sep 26 2022 9:27 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Bennett Sr.


Love you, Unc. Will miss you.

Janette Sep 24 2022 12:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Bennett Sr.

Addison and Mason Bennett Sep 24 2022 9:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Bennett Sr.

Levi & Lindsay Bennett Sep 24 2022 3:20 AM

Im so sorry for all of the family and friends loss. I wish i could have met you. My heart goes out to all. RIP great uncle steve

Vicky Zimmer Sep 24 2022 1:29 AM

Prayers for all of you as you celebrate his life and say goodbye! Our hearts are with you all! *hugs*

Curt and Annette Tharp Sep 24 2022 12:24 AM

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