Passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 in St. Louis, MO.
She is survived by her beloved children Dennis (Kevin) Benda and Alisa Benda. Dear grandmother of Angela (Brian) Fitch. Loving great grandmother to Ashlynn Fitch. Dear sister-in-law to Susan Rickman. Beloved sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to many.
Ethel is preceded in death by her husband William R. Benda, Jr., parents Herman and Hilda Knopfel, son Robert Benda; daughter Patricia Kossman and grandson David Morganti.
VISITATION: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10-12 p.m. at Michel Funeral Home 5930 Southwest Avenue 63139 until time of service at 12 p.m.
Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
ARRANGEMENTS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MICHEL FUNERAL HOME.