Fay H. Bennett, age 85 of Hermantown, MN died on November 14, 2023, in St. Lukes Hospital. She was born in Duluth, MN on February 06, 1938 to parents, Ben & Emma (Messerschmitt) Barber. Fay was a lover of all animals. Her property became a sanctuary for the birds and squirrels, where they literally ate out of the palm of her hand. She filled her house with various knick-knacks, most notably rooster in the kitchen.
Fay is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Vernon Barger, Joyce Castle, and Roberta Jackson; children, Lori Bennett & Lisa Carlson; and grandson, Doug Bennett. She is survived by her life partner, William Moore; daughter, Linda Grindle; brother, Rodney Barber; grandchildren, Tricia, Chris, Loni, and Nicole; as well as 15 great-grandchildren.