Henry Benzel

Henry Benzel

Saratov Oblast, Russia
Death 18 Apr 1959 (aged 68)
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
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Parents Peter Benzel & Elizabeth Achziger (Russia) (WDR)

Funeral services for Henry Benzel were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday April 21, from the Philadelphia Congregational church. Interment was in the Ritzville Memorial cemetery. Benzel passed away April 18 at the Adams County Memorial hospital at the age of 68 years.

He was born Oct. 19, 1890 in Kolb, Russia and had been in the United States 47 years. He had farmed in the Marcellus and Ralston areas. For the past 11 years Mr. and Mrs. Benxel had made their home in Ritzville.

Survivors include the wife, Anna, at the home; four daughters, Mrs. Esther McRae, Mrs. Dorothy Meyer, Mrs. Shirley Klein, all of Ritzville and Ilene Ellsworth of Indianapolis, Indiana. Also surviving are six sons, Fred H., Lawrence, Arthur, Melvin, all of Ritzvile, Victor of Sprague and Everett of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; one ister Mrs. Anna Stromberger of Sprague and 20 grandchildren.

Ritzville Journal Times April 23, 1959 Sue Gardner & gapwork90




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