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Arthur Ignatius Bentson
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1895
McLeod County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1982
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Arthur Ignatius Bentson (86)b. Dec. 12, 1895 Hutchinson, McLeod County, MN and died Sept. 11, 1982 in Tacoma, Pierce County, WA. He was the son of Niels (Nels) Bentson and Christina Andersdatter, daughter of Ander Sorensen.

Art was a carpenter (general contractor) most of his life and served in the U.S. Army during WWI and WWII. They were members of Trinity Lutheran Church. Art was in the National Guard for 17 years in Sydney, MT and at the approach of WWI in 1941 he brought his Company to Camp Murray, Tacoma, WA. The family moved to Lakeview, WA. He was an Army veteran of World Wars I and II

Augusta lived with Joy, her daughter, when it was determined that she could not live alone. Arthur had died two years earlier. They are both buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Tacoma, WA. Art was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, Augusta M., two sons, Ross D. of Federal Way and Allan A. of Anchorage, Alaska; four daughters, Joy A. Martin of Corvallis, Ore., Arlyn L. Allen of Macdoel, Calif., Augusta M. Gannon of Seattle and Joan A. Bocott of Tacoma; three brothers, Gerhardt of Portland, OR, Kelly of Corvallis, OR, and Harold of Sidney, MT,; 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grand children.

Mountain View Funeral Home is in charge.

Family links: 
  Augusta Margrethe Christensen Bentson (1894 - 1984)
  Arlyn Louise Bentson Hodgert Allen (1925 - 2007)*
  Joan Ardell Bentson Flynn Bocott (1931 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Memorial Park
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38400223
Arthur Ignatius Bentson
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Arthur Ignatius Bentson
Added by: Washington State Cemetery Association
Arthur Ignatius Bentson
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~*~ They say there is a reason~ They say that time will heal ~ but neither time or reason will change the way we feel ~ Missing our Angel in heaven ~*~
- Remembered ~*~ Angels
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013

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