Julie Bensko of San Marcos, died peacefully at home on Wednesday evening, April 26, 2017. She is survived by her children Dagmar Sykes, Peter Bensko, and Beatrice Bensko-Tarsitano. Also surviving are her grandchildren Sophia Duncan, Genevieve Sykes, Felicity Sykes, Alessio Matos, and Nasreen Gonzalez. Also surviving are Iris Bensko and Raini Bensko; her sisters and their husbands Jo Ann and Chuck Koller and Mary and Vince Palacino, and many nieces nephews and extended family members.
Julie was predeceased by her husband, Jerry Bolton, daughter Aurora, and her parents Joseph and Agnes Velky Bensko.
Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on August 9, 1951, Julie received her Bachelor degree from Central Connecticut State University and her Master degree City College in New York City.
She taught on the college level in New York State and Pennsylvania before settling in Texas, where she was on faculty at Austin Community College.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 9 beginning at noon at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
At the suggestion of the family, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's hospital in their mother's memory.