Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel, for Ellen C. Bentfeld, 101, formerly of Canfield, who died peacefully Tuesday, October 23 at New Albany Care Center surrounded by her family.
Ellen was born July 1, 1917, in Youngstown, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Hendry) Brandmiller.
She was a graduate of Boardman High School and attended Kent State University.
Ellen was a longtime member of the Disciples Christian Church before moving to Columbus to be closer to her family.
Ellen’s husband, Richard T. Bentfeld, whom she married June 17, 1939, died November 22, 1985.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ellen Millhone of Westerville; granddaughter, Sue Ellen (Christopher) Abbott and several nieces and nephews.
Ellen was also preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Dean Millhone.
Family and friends may call Saturday, October 27 from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home prior to services.
Burial will take place at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens.
The family has requested that material tributes take the form of donations to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Visit www.higgins-reardon.com to send condolences to the family.