Marilyn J. (Miles) Benge, 81, of Freedom, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021 at the I.U. Hospice House in Bloomington. Marilyn was born in Indianapolis on March 7, 1940 to Floyd Miles and Mary (Decker) Miles. Marilyn was a 1958 graduate from Emminence High School and then retired from Cook Urological in Spencer. Marilyn married the love of her life, Samuel Benge on September 29, 1962 and together they raised a wonderful, loving family. Marilyn loved animals, nature watching, crocheting and enjoyed art.
Marilyn is survived by her husband, children, Jason Benge, Josh Benge, siblings, Lana (Jim) Wigal, Sheryl Miles , sister-in-law, Sharon Miles, brother-in-law, Lanny Burtrum, and several cousins and many friends.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, son, Samuel S. Benge, siblings, Carl Miles, Beverly Kenost, Linda Burtrum, and brother-in-law, Allan Kenost.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home, 105 North Montgomery Street, Spencer. Burial will follow in Chambersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 10:00 AM until the time of service on Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.