Obit: Benson, Jorgine Jorgenson (1870 - 1935)

Contact: Knud Benson

MRS. CARL BENSON (KONGSBERG) "Jorgine Marie Benson, daughter of Lars and Mathilde Jorgenson, was born at Kongsberg, Norway April 11, 1870. She passed away at Longwood November 5, 1935. Mrs. Benson came to the United States with her mother in 1884 and joined her father in Longwood. The father preceded them by two years. She was married to Carl Benson in Eau Claire, October 1, 1892. To this union was born four children: one daughter and three sons, two sons having preceded her in death. Throughout her life, Mrs. Benson was an active missionary for church and social organizations in and about Longwood. Always serving others, never thinking of herself. Her death came as a climax to the complicated ailments from which she suffered for several years. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, Carl; son, Leonard; and daughter, Mathide Flaaten; and three grandchildren, Jerome Flaaten, Leonard, Jr. and Darlene Benson. Funeral services were held at the Longwood Lutheran church Saturday, November 9th, officiated by Rev. Aaberg, and prayer offered by Rev. Theiffer of Greenwood. Interment took place in the church cemetery." OWEN ENTERPRISE - 1935



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