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 Donald Day Benson

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Donald Day Benson

  • Birth 10 Sep 1908 Missouri, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1994 Deer River, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 75688887

The Benson family moved to the Talmoon area in 1917, Don graduated from Deer River High School and played on its first football team. He attended Garden City, Kansas Jr. College and married Alma Anton in Itasca County on May 16, 1933. Don was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a summer fishing guide and a school bus driver and logger, also a member of the American Legion in Marcell. Preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters, survivors include his wife, Alma; a son, Rob of Kandiyohi; two daughters, Donna Hone of Phoenix, Ariz and Phyllis Stephens of Boise, Idaho; two sisters, Catherine Umstot of Jacksonville, Fla and Edna Baker of Bigfork.


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  • Created by: Lindy/Olga Wise
  • Added: 29 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75688887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Day Benson (10 Sep 1908–25 Feb 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75688887, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Lindy/Olga Wise (contributor 47035484) .