Mildred Lila Grace Benesch, nee Bunger passed away peacefully on February 24, 2017 in Glendale, AZ. Mildred, known as MeMe or Cecilia to friends and family was a loving and compassionate sister, aunt and friend. She was born September 7, 1928 in Los Angeles County, CA to Samuel and Alta Bunger. She spent most of her life in California, Washington, and the last seven years in Arizona. Mildred touched the lives of many during her time as a nun, teacher and avid cat breeder.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Bunger and Alta McNaughton; sisters, Frances Bunger, Doris McGee, Dorothy Setchell, Margaret Tripp and Barbara Bunger; brother Samuel Bunger and husband George Benesch. She is survived by her sister Jean Newman, numerous nieces and nephews, friends and her beloved cat McKenzie. Mildred was loved and will be greatly missed by her family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley.