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Mary Banet

Mary Banet Mary Banet

Mary Banet, 98, formerly of English, Ind., passed away at Meadow View Health and Rehab in Salem, Ind., on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021.

She was born to the late Charles Baumgartle and Lola Farnsley Baumgartle on Oct. 22, 1923, in New Albany, Ind.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents; her late husband, Robert (Bob) Banet, who she was married to for more than 77 years; and her brothers, Leroy Baumgartle and Jack Baumgartle.

Mary is survived by her children, a son, Bob Banet (Thelma); a daughter, Mona Bondenbender (Randall); four grandchildren, two of which she helped raise, Bobby Banet (Cheri), Mona Martin (Timmy), Dennis Fisher (Sandie) and Robert Fisher (Christy); nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed working in her garden and canning the fruits of her labor. Mary also enjoyed taking motorcycle trips and continued doing it well into her 80s.

Cremation was chosen, and there will be no service.

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Arrangements for Mrs. Mary Banet have been entrusted to Dillman-Green Funeral Home in Marengo, Ind.