Garfield “Gary” Benson

Date of Death: October 31, 2021

Garfield “Gary” H. Benson, 77, of Beaver Dam passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at his home. A Celebration of Life for Gary will be held at a later date. Garfield was born in June of 1944 the son of Howard and Sally (Stone) Benson in Chicago, Illinois. On May 3, 1980, he wasContinue Reading

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Ralph & Mary Seymer left a message on November 13, 2021:
Jil, we are deeply sorry for your loss. It was good to hear from Gary this past year after losing contact for many years. We have many good memories. Think about the good times! God bless you.
Aaron (Tiny) Connor left a message on November 12, 2021:
To my fellow comrade in arms who I served with in VietNam and shared our youthful moments together, Gary Benson and family my most heartfelt condolence. Gary I will see you on the other side my brother. May you RIP.
John D Cespedes left a message on November 10, 2021:
My deepest sympathy to the Benson family. Spent some exciting and memorable times with Gary in the 67th.
Bill and Sandy Euclide left a message on November 9, 2021:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Benson family. Gary will truly be missed. His wit and ability to bring you into his stories was appreciated and will always be remembered. Rest in peace Gary and watch over Jill.
Pat Delmenhorst left a message on November 8, 2021:
45 years ago we moved to Whitefish In 1978 we moved to our very first home and were welcomed as soon as the moving truck arrived by a lovely lady named Jill. Soon after she married a wonderful man, named Gary Benson. We became such good friends that they became Godparents to our son. When they moved from WFB to Glendale, we followed them and became close neighbors again 30 years later. They were truly our first friends in Milwaukee and became our family. I treasure all the memories of shared holidays and other important life events with this kind, generous and loving couple. I am heart broken because Gary passed away on Oct 31st. Jill please know those memories cannot be taken away. Love you.
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Mary Crowell left a message on November 5, 2021:
I am so sorry to hear about Gary's passing. All my love and prayers to Jill and the family
Laurie Jensen left a message on November 5, 2021:
My thoughts and prayers are with the Benson family. I was born and raised in Grafton. Mr Benson was one of my English teachers. He was one of the good guys. I was not an easy student back then and he had a great deal of patience with me. I so enjoyed having him for one of my favorite teachers. Again, sorry for your loss.
Dick and Sharon Martin left a message on November 5, 2021:
Love and hugs, Jill, our neighborhood has lost a true friend. We will miss Gary and his many visits.
Gary Pritchard left a message on November 5, 2021:
Our thought and prayers are with you; Gary was just a great friend and loved life to its fullest; started teaching with him; many teacher conventions; parties on highway 57; ski trips; boating; helping fix my cars and the start of a retired teacher get-together in the summer; so many good memories of a great friend; you will be missed. (Pritch)--Gary and Marlene Pritchard
Mark Wenckus left a message on November 4, 2021:
Gary's intelligence and appreciation of colleagues spanned decades. We're blessed to have known and worked with him.
Deanne Phillips left a message on November 4, 2021:
Gary you will be missed! My thoughts and prayers go out to his family, with a special hug for Jill.
Kathy Shepler left a message on November 3, 2021:
"I will MISS YOU my Friend". Watch over Jill from Heaven - she LOVED YOU so much (me too).
Mary Bronson left a message on November 3, 2021:
Jill, Very sorry for your loss. From Mary Bronson.
pat ginter left a message on November 3, 2021:
My heart goes out to you, Jeff
Don Lueth left a message on November 3, 2021:
A great mentor and wonderful friend. I'll miss our open discussions and your unique wit.
Mike&Lynn Christoph left a message on November 3, 2021:
Our great friend you are missed..
Koepsell Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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