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Teresa Ann Benge

November 19, 1963 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 56)


Teresa Ann Benge, 56, of Rushville, IN, passed away Thursday, March 19th, at Rush Memorial Hospital. 

Teresa was born in Barstow, CA on November 19, 1963, a daughter of the late Billie Joan (Cregar) Sawyer and Lawrence W. Trowbridge.

She graduated from Batesville High School 1982 and worked for the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, IN as a nursing aide.  She was know as a kind and giving person who try to offer help to anyone.  She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Rushville and longtime resident of Bethel Manor in Rushville.

"TT" as she was know to her family and friends, is survived by five sisters, Mattie Jean (Charles) Benslay, of Rushville, IN;  Sandra Joy (Randall) Raider, of Rushville, IN;  Melinda M. Wooton, of Columbus, IN;  Wendy Rea (James) Sitterding, of Valonia, IN;  Jamie M (Roger) Curtsinger, of Metamora, IN. 

She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.  Her special companion and furry friend "Muffy" will miss her company.

In addition to her parents, also gone are her step father, Earnest Sawyer and sister, Cheri McKinney, two nieces and one great niece.

Cremation was chosen and a celebration of life service for her will be held by her family at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, Teresa's family asks for any memorial donations to be made directly to the funeral home of help with the cost of her cremation.   Please light a candle and share a memory or condolence online at

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Family to do services at later date

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