Benhard âBennyâ Benson was born on May 05, 1934 at home in De Graff, MN, to parents Ben and Antoinette (Waters) Benson. He was baptized in the Catholic Church in De Graff and graduated from the Benson High School.
On June 27, 1959, Benny was united in marriage to Irene DeMeyer in Marshall. They made their home in Marshall. They were blessed with three children, Allen, Nancy and Mark. Benny worked various jobs in Marshall and finished his career at Waste Management. He was blessed with a strong Catholic faith and was a longtime member of Holy Redeemer Church. He was happiest when he was outdoors or working with his hands. He cherished time spent with family and especially his grandchildren.
Benny died on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the White Pines Assisted Living Center in Cottage Grove, MN.
He is survived by three children Allen (Donna) Benson of Cottage Grove, Nancy (Ken) Ortmann of Marshall and Mark (Becky) Benson of Redwood Falls; seven grandchildren, Jordan (Tanya) Ortmann of Colorado Springs, Ryan (Insun) Ortmann of Daegu, South Korea, Drew Benson of Cottage Grove, Sam, Nate, Tom and Emily Benson all of Redwood Falls; four great grandchildren, Konner, Samantha, Shea and Suji; one sister Barbara of Morris and three brothers Randy and Rodney of Benson and Dennis of Las Vegas.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters Allouise and Mary and infant brother Frederick.
Blessed be his memory.