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Lisa Benjamin

January 24, 1956 — February 9, 2016

Eureka- Lisa Audrey Benjamin, 60, of Eureka, IL formerly of Napa, CA passed away at 1:42 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at her residence.

She was born January 24, 1956 in Concord, CA a daughter of Edmund and Francine Sutherland Wunch. She married Austin Benjamin on April 6, 1991 in Reno, Nevada. He survives.

Survivors also include three daughters, Fern Ellis of Eureka; Alicia Pinentel of Vallejo, CA; Renee' Benjamin of Providence, RI; two sons, Austin Benjamin, Jr. of Vallejo, CA; Rodney Benjamin of Sacramento, CA; one brother, Jamie Sutherland of Oregon; one sister, Heidi Baker of Boise, ID; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Larry and Danny Sutherland.

Lisa worked for Visiting Angels, Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria, Eureka Hospital and Eureka College in the cafeteria as a dietician.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Pastor David Stafford will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour before services at the funeral home on Thursday. Cremation will be accorded.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at


FEB 18. 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Memorial Service

FEB 18. 6:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

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