Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Gerald Benson

   Gerald A. Benson, 62, of Gladwin, passed away Sept. 28, 2007 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland.

   He was born Oct. 24, 1944 in Harrison, Michigan to Oshel “Smokey” and Sylvia (Fitzpatrick) Benson.

   He was employed as a truck driver for a pharmaceutical company. He had lived in Gladwin County most of his life.

   Gerald is survived by his daughters, Paula (John) of St. Clair Shores and Melinda; son, Kelly (Sally) Benson of Chesaning; two grandchildren; special friend, Shirley Bowman of Gladwin; four sisters, Karen (Bill) Carey of Sanford, Wanda (Joe) Swanton of Beaverton, Cindy (Jim) Bailer of Coleman and Manie Krevinghaus of Winnepeg, Canada; brother, Randy (Beth) Benson of Beaverton; and several nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents.

   A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2007 at Grace Bible Church in Gladwin. According to the wishes of the family cremation has taken place.

Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
Publication Information
Pub. Date
Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:A2 C:?
Transcription Information
Transcribed by
Source Media
September 2009
Bob Frei
Use your browser's BACK button to return or go to Obituaries Main Page
You may also want visit Beaverton Historical Society or Gladwin County Historical Society

This transcription is copyright 2009 by the transcriber. Private use is permitted,
but republication may be only with written permission of the transcriber.
Posted by Bob Frei with the assistance of Jeff Naugle