Ardelle F. Benrud, 81 of Eau Claire passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Dove Healthcare -West in Eau Claire.

Ardelle was born on June 19, 1937 in Eau Claire, the only child of Leo and Petra (Peterson) Benrud. She was baptized and confirmed at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. She was a graduate of Eau Claire Senior High School.

Ardelle is survived by her step-brother Gerald (Sharon) Hagedorn of Eau Claire and several cousins.

Ardelle was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Petra; her step-father Richard Hagedorn; and step-brother Gary (Norma) Hagedorn.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff of Syverson Lutheran Home and Dove Healthcare West. A special thank you to Kayla for the care and concern she showed for Ardelle.

Private family services will be held. Family and friends may leave online condolences at


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  1. I did not know Ardelle well, but remember her as part of my graduating class at EauClaire High School, 1956. My sympathy to her family in this loss.

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