Emily A. Benda, 91, of DeKalb, formerly of Worth, died Jan. 21, at DeKalb County Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. Cremation has taken place at Butala Funeral Home in Sycamore. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Benda is survived by her son, George Benda; her daughter, Joan Pepin; three nieces and one nephew; and nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Benda was born in Chicago.