July 1, 2013
GRAND ISLAND —
Lucille (nee Roskopf) Mael Benjamin, formerly of Grand Island, born and raised in Lockport, passed away on June 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte, FL.
Wife of the late Firman Benjamin of Grand Island and the late Douglas J. Mael of Lockport. Mother of the late Kathy A. (Mael) Moran. Daughter of the late Leo and Cecelia (Schiffert) Roskopf. Sister of the late Agnes (Roskopf) Simon and Robert Roskopf. Survived by her children, Douglas K., Gary E., Jeffrey A., and Kevin J. Mael, and Diane M. (Mael) Handeland. Sister of Althea (Roskopf) Wheatley of Lockport, and Donald Roskopf of Grosse Isle, MI. Also survived by twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, plus numerous nieces, nephews, and their children. Dear and loving friend to many others.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 5th at the Kaiser Funeral Home in Grand Island, followed by interment at Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton. Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Thursday, July 4th from 1-4 PM, and after 8:30 AM prior to the funeral service on Friday morning at the Kaiser Funeral Home at 1950 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that those who choose to do so make a donation in the name of Kathy Moran to the ALS Association (www.alsa.org/donate).
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