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Obituary: Ralph Francis Benson

Ralph was born in Detroit, Mich., served in the Navy on the USS DeHaven, and later worked for Haliburton in Wyoming and C Lazy U Guest Ranch in Colorado. He was married to Judith Kay McElderry Benson.

He is survived by his kids: Larry (Micah) Benson of Granby, Helen Benson of Georgetown, and Connie (Kevin) Craft of Worland, Wyo. He is also survived by his precious grandkids: Lauren Craft of North Liberty, Iowa, and Robert Benson of Granby; and his brother, Leonard (Barbara) Benson of Upland,Calif.

Services will be held at Winter Park Christian Church (274 Ponderosa Trail, Tabernash, CO 80478) on Jan. 23, 2015, at 2 p.m. A cake reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made in Ralph’s memory to: USS DeHaven Sailors Association, Attn: Scholarship Fund, 2606 Jefferson Ave., Joplin, MO 64804. Condolences can be sent to the family at PO Box 1971, Granby, CO 80446.


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