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Helene Bennetts

Helene F. Bennetts, 94, of Grass Valley died Tuesday, Nov. 26, in Grass Valley.

No services are planned at this time. Burial will be at the New Elm Ridge Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Bennetts was born on April 16, 1908, in Grass Valley, to Albert and Florence (Colvin) Crase. She attended grammar school at the one-room schoolhouse at Union Hill. She graduated from Grass Valley High School and from California State University in San Francisco with an elementary teaching credential. She taught in the Grass Valley School District for 28 years. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, American Association of University Women and AARP. She was a former member of the Grass Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club and Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary teaching society.

She is survived by her sister, Licile McPhee; niece, Sharon Frederick; and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Thomas; and nephew, Carroll Thomas.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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