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Ione Bacon Dec. 1, 1917 - Nov. 9, 2008

MONTEVIDEO -- Ione Margaret (Benham) Bacon, 90, of Montevideo died Sunday at the Luther Haven Nursing Home.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church in Montevideo. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Marmarth, N.D., to Don and Louise (Lee) Benham. They moved to Montevideo and later to farms in Chippewa and Swift counties where she attended rural schools and Milan High School.

In 1937, she married Arthur Bacon in Montevideo. She was a long-time member of First Congregational Church in Montevideo.

She is survived by a sister: Lucille Sundahl of Grove City and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1984; a young son: Richard in 1949; and two brothers.