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Arlyn L. Benson


Tue, Nov 10th, 2015
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Arlyn Leverne Benson, 85, of Rushford, Minn. died on Friday, November 6, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford surrounded by his family.

Arlyn was born on September 28, 1930, in rural Peterson, Minn. to George and Bertha (Olson) Benson. He was raised on the family farm in rural Peterson. Arlyn graduated from Peterson High School in 1948. After graduation he worked on the family farm for a few years. On March 15, 1952, he was united in marriage with Alma Hallum at Whalan Lutheran Church in Whalan, Minn. Arlyn worked for Tri-county Coop Oil Company and Norman’s Electric in Rushford. He then started his own business, Benson Electric. Arlyn enjoyed reading, history, trivia, current events, and the sports page. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson.

Arlyn is survived by Alma; three children: Greg Benson of Rushford, Pamela (William) Franzen of Chanhassen, Minn., and Debbie (Dan) Kronebusch of Altura, Minn.; five grandchildren: Meghan (Matt) Miller, Zachary Franzen, Maren Franzen, Tim Kronebusch, and Justin Kronebusch; one sister, Lila Overby, and a sister-in-law, Nancy Benson.

Arlyn was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Brian Todd Benson; and a brother, Llewellyn Benson.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 13, at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson, Minn. with the Rev. Sarah Brown officiating. Burial will be in the West Grace Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church.

Leave a memory of Arlyn and sign his online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com
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Mon, Nov 2nd, 2015
Posted in Peterson Education

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Finding balance in the workplace

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Mon, Oct 19th, 2015
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Mon, Oct 19th, 2015
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Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
Posted in Peterson Government

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Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
Posted in Peterson Government

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Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
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