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Kenneth Ewing Benson
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Birth: May 16, 1933
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: 2006

KENNETH EWING BENSON Cherished husband, wonderful dad, and adored grandpa, died at the age of 73 after suffering a massive stroke.

Ken was born on May 16, 1933, in Glendale, California, to Wilbur and Edith Benson. He attended Columbus, Toll, and Hoover schools and kept life-long friendships with Ruth Ann Nardione, Ken and Betsy White, and Bill and Betty Herriott. At the age of 14, he started working as a box boy for the Alexander's Grocery Store in Glendale and worked his way up to manager of the Alexander's in Tujunga and La Canada (now Vons). His career in the grocery business would span 50 years until his retirement in 1998.

Ken served in the Army from 1953-1955 and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. In November 1958, he met a beautiful young lady, Sally Louise Wright. Two months later they wed and spent the next 48 years living in La Crescenta, raising two children, and watching three grandchildren grow by leaps and bounds.

Ken is survived by his wife, Sally (the Magic Lady of La Crescenta); son, David (Kim); daughter, Karen Bynum (Jim); and three grandchildren: Beau Benson, Matthew and Jacob Bynum. He is also survived by his sister, Beverly Underwood of Palm Desert, as well as her four children: Kathy, Laurie, Judy and Shari.

Unfortunately, Ken's sister-in-law, Edith Wright Halpin, passed away three weeks ago while visiting her daughter, Cydney, in New York.  
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: So We Always Remember
Record added: Nov 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16839405
Kenneth Ewing Benson
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- So We Always Remember
 Added: Nov. 29, 2006

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