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Elmer C. Benson

Elmer C. Benson[1]

Male 1914 - 2010  (95 years)

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  • Name Elmer C. Benson  [2
    Born 25 Sep 1914  Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jun 2010  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried West Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Peterson, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Elmer C. Benson, 95, of Peterson, Minn. died on Monday, June 14, 2010, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford, Minn. Elmer was born on September 25, 1914, in Peterson to Adolph and Randa (Olstad) Benson. He was raised in Peterson where he attended school. Elmer was a life-long Peterson area farmer and also worked for Himlie Construction in Rushford for many years. On April 4, 1953, he married Ostrem. Elmer was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Elmer is survived by his wife; son; daughter; six grandchildren; and one sister, Lillian (Delmer) Bunke of Winona, Minn.
      He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 18, at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson with the Rev. Kerry Eversole officiating. Following the service Elmer's body will be cremated with burial of his cremated body in the West Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Peterson at a later date. Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford, and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. Elmer's family prefers memorials to be directed to the Grace Lutheran Church. [5]
    Person ID I4886  Mindrum
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 

    Father Adolph Benson,   b. 8 Jul 1883, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1969, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Randa C. Olstad,   b. 24 Mar 1885, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1963, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1911  [7
    Family ID F3421  Group Sheet

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F3424  Group Sheet

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    Benson, Elmer C.
    Benson, Elmer C.

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    Benson, Elmer C.
    Benson, Elmer C.

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S677]

    3. [S575]

    4. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    5. [S8216]

    6. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    7. [S8214]