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Joan E. Bennett

Joan Bennett, 73, passed away surrounded by her family, Friday, March 4, 2016 at her home in Medford, Ore. She was born July 12, 1942 to Alma and Herman Skov in Santa Rosa, Calif.

Joan was brought to southern Oregon by her mother, with her brothers, Buzz and Leighton, when she was six years old. She graduated from Crater High School in 1960 and remained close friends with many of her former classmates.

She worked as a secretary at Medford Senior High School and North Medford High School for 24 years, retiring in 2000. Her passions included spending time with her family and beloved grandchildren, traveling, camping, gardening, and staying in touch with her treasured group of friends.

Joan is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Skip; her brothers, Buzz and Leighton Skov; her children, Leslie Burk (Randy) and Troy Bennett (Jeannie); and her grandchildren, Brenton and Lindsey Burk, and Brock Bennett (Morgan). She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Siskiyou Memorial Park, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, Ore.  

Joan E. Bennett