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  Regina Elisabeth Krecke-Bennett, age 59,  passed away on November 12, 2023, at Baybrooke Care Center in McKinney, Texas.  She was born on April 19, 1964, in Möckmühl, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

  She is survived by her husband, Farren Bennett and daughter Rebecca Bennett, both of the home in McKinney, as well as daughters Caroline Krecke of Vienna, and Johanna Almásy, of Bernstein im Burgenland, Austria, along with one granddaughter.

  Regina was proceeded in death by her parents, Albert and Katharina Kreuzer of Pfaffstetten, Austria, her brother Albert Kreuzer, Jr., as well as mother- and father-in-law Hazel and Donis E. Bennett both of Thayer.

  Regina and Farren Bennett were married on December 19, 2002, in Feldkirch, Austria. Regina had resided in the United States since 2016.

  She studied languages at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck, then became a life-long teacher, trainer and translator and co-owned a language school for several decades. Many of her students from around the world became life-long friends as she made learning a new language enjoyable.

  Regina was confirmed as a youth into the Roman Catholic church, but after moving to the United States, she and her husband had attended Lifepointe Fellowship (SBC) in Texas the last six years.

  Graveside services will be Friday, December 1, 2023, at 10 a.m., in the Thayer Cemetery under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.

  The funeral service and celebration of Regina’s life was held November 17, 2023, in Allen, Texas.

  Memorials may be given to the ASPCA or Doctors without Borders, two of Regina’s favorite charities.


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