Mary Louise 'Shortie' Benedick

Monday, November 30, 2015

Mary Louise "Shortie" Benedick, 89, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall, with Fr. Robert Duesdieker officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at

Born Jan. 27, 1926, in Saline County, Shortie was the daughter of the late Etheldreda "Dee Dee" Barr Benedick. She lived in Marshall her entire life and was a 1943 graduate of Mercy Academy. She worked in the office of ConAgra for 40 years, retiring in 1988, and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Survivors include several cousins.