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Charleen Marie (Calaway) Benham

October 12, 1937 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 84)

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Charleen Marie (Calaway) Benham, 84  passed away at her residence on January 3, 2022.

Charleen was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 12 1937 to the late  Mary (Leeman) Harris.

A member of St. Phillip Neri Catholic Church, she was a very social person and never judged anyone and always help those in need.

A sharp business woman who owned operated three taverns on the eastside of Indianapolis.  The  Char's,  Blake's and the Woodcutter.

Charleen loved to fish and crochet  and arts and crafts, and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Survivors  Loving daughters   Candace Woodward and Cassandra  Benham,, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great granchildren

Charleen was preceded in passing by her parents,  sons Jeffery Benham and Robert James Moore, sister Lois Hale, brother Roger Harris and former husband James Benham.

Celebration will be held at a late date.

Arrangements entrusted to the Grinsteiner Funeral Home.

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