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Harold T. Benson

Sun, Oct 1st, 2000
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Harold T. Benson, 84, of Mabel, a former farmer and ASC employee, died Saturday September 23, 2000 at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel where he had lived recently.

Born March 28, 1916, in Harmony Township, Fillmore County, he attended Harmony schools and graduated from Harmony High School in 1934. On Jan. 20, 1937, he married Borghild A. Bjergum in Cresco, Iowa. They farmed in the Harmony area before moving to the Mabel area in 1943. In addition to farming, he worked at the ASC office in Preston until his retirement. His wife died June 30, 1997.

Survivors include three sons, Richard (Donna) of Mabel, Blaine (Ann) of North Aurora, Ill., and Dan of Memphis, Tenn.; two grandchildren; and a stepgranddaughter. He was preceded in death by a son, three sisters and four brothers.

The funeral for Harold T. Benson was held September 26, 2000 at First Lutheran Church in Mabel, with the Rev. Lloyd Menke officiating. Burial was in Mabel Lutheran Cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel
was in charge of arrangments.

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