Janine Celeste Benton died suddenly at the age of 42 on Sept. 3, 2007 in Crescent City.

She was born Nov. 15, 1964 in Mountain Home, Idaho and was a Del Norte resident for the past 13 years making her home in Crescent City.

She was the store manager for the Crescent City Payless ShoeSource.

She enjoyed being with her family and had raised her son as a single mom. While living in Del Norte she enjoyed her walks in the Redwoods and on the beach.

She is survived by her husband, Anthony Benton of Crescent City; her son, Craig Petry, U.S. Army Fort Campbell, Ken.; her step Son: Robert Benton of Atlanta, Ga.; her brothers and sisters: David Schenk of Altus, Okla., Carlene Jones of Riverside, Deylan Schenk of Susanville, and Deby Marshall of Susanville, Lori Spencer of Crescent City.

She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Shirley Schenk, and her brother Darrel Schenk.

Memorial Services for Janine Benton will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wier's Mortuary Chapel.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.