Ralph M Benjamin, Jr

Birth
Graceville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, USA
Death 8 Sep 2013 (aged 85)
Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 118353063 · View Source
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Ralph M. Benjamin, Jr., age 85, of Fitchburg, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Agrace HospiceCare after a battle with colon cancer.

Ralph was born on Aug. 22, 1928, in Graceville, Minn., the son of Ralph M. Benjamin, Sr. and Viola Benjamin (Chelgren). He grew up in Lake Traverse, S.D., where his family owned and operated Mindt Resort, where he shared hunting and fishing experiences with his stepfather, Albert Mindt.

Ralph graduated from Sisserton, S.D., High School in 1946. Shortly after, Ralph served his country in the United States Army as a paratrooper during WWII and was stationed in Japan during the occupation.

Ralph moved to North Dakota in 1948 to pursue a plumbing career. In 1951, he moved to Madison, where he was employed by Hyland Hall, Inc. in the construction of the Veterans Hospital. Later, he worked for Golden Plumbing Co. In 1962, Ralph founded Benjamin Plumbing, Inc., growing it into a very successful business.

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  • Created by: northernpeach
  • Added: 7 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118353063
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ralph M Benjamin, Jr (22 Aug 1928–8 Sep 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118353063, ; Maintained by northernpeach (contributor 47679409) Unknown.