JoHanna “Jo” L. Benting
Date of Birth
April 7, 1971
Fremont, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
May 20, 2019
Wahoo, Nebraska
Celebration of Life Directions

Saturday, May 25, 2019 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

JoHanna”Jo” L. Benting, 48 of Fremont, NE passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 in Wahoo, NE.  She was born April 7, 1971 in Fremont to Leslie and Helen (Bradley) Benting.  Jo attended Ceresco Elementary and graduated from Raymond Central High School in 1990.  She worked in housekeeping for Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo.

She enjoyed her garden, sharing her vegetables with others, fishing and loved animals, especially her four legged best friends, Roxy and Foxy.

Jo was a kind and loving person who did whatever it took to help anyone in need.  She was loved so much by her family and will be dearly missed.

Jo is survived by her sisters, Lora (Jim) Jelinek of Wahoo, Becky Benting of Fremont; niece, Whitley ( Jake) Hettenbaugh of Omaha; nephew, Tyson (Kaylee) Jelinek of Omaha; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father Leslie Benting; mother, Helen Bradley; brother, Norman Benting and grandparents.

Condolences for JoHanna “Jo” L. Benting
  1. stacy johnson
    • May 21, 2019 - 1 month ago

    jo, my friend, I miss you already you are greatly missed. You can be with your mom and dad now. God bless

  2. Shane Lambertus
    • May 21, 2019 - 1 month ago

    With deepest sympathy, I wish friends and family my condolences, Jo was employed by the same place as a dear friend of mine that worked in the same close nit area as Jo did, I personally did not know her but I know she will be dearly missed by all.

  3. Angie Sladek
    • May 21, 2019 - 1 month ago

    Becky & Lori, I’m so sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. I enjoyed chatting with her when she worked at 3M. She will be missed.

  4. kim bass
    • May 22, 2019 - 1 month ago

    Jo, it wont be the same without you at work you will be dearly missed and the jokes and comments you always had, you could always make your team laugh even when it was a bad day you will be missed, RIP GOD BLESS

  5. David Murphy
    • May 23, 2019 - 1 month ago

    I went to Raymond Central with Jo. Always shy and quiet, but quick to smile. I hope she found the happiness that she deserved in life, and finds peace and comfort now. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  6. Jayne Isaacson
    • May 23, 2019 - 1 month ago

    I graduated with Jo she was a good friend of mine in school unfortunately did not keep in touch after school I am deeply saddened to hear about her passing. Rest in peace my friend. Jayne Isaacson

  7. Amy Henrichson Moline
    • May 24, 2019 - 1 month ago

    To the Benting Family:
    Deepest Sympathy and Prayers from Jo’s Ceresco and RC Class of ’90 Classmates. She will forever be remembered as such a kind and gentle soul! She will be missed~

  8. Bob and Helen Long
    • May 24, 2019 - 1 month ago

    Lora, please know that we share your sadness and our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

  9. Scott
    • May 24, 2019 - 1 month ago

    So sorry to hear about Jo I worked with her at the Saunders medical center she was a great person very funny deepest sympathy to the family she will be missed

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