Marvin Edward Benson
Marvin Edward Benson, Sr., 89, of Turtle Lake died Friday, July 31, 2020 at home with family by his side. He was born March 19, 1931 in Cumberland to Harold and Thelma Benson. He joined the US Air Force and served several years stateside. He met and married Janice Foust and they had five children and later divorced. Marv worked for 3M for eight years. He married Shirley Lindemann and their union was blessed with four children. Shirley died in 1983, and he later married Patricia (Breen) Johnson.
He is survived by his children: Jachlene (Dick) Spanjer, Bob (Cindy) Benson, Carol (Michael) Peterson, Julie (Peter) Zappa, Diana (Keith) King, Ken (Barbara) Benson, Marvin, Jr. (Kimberli) Benson; son-in-law, James Cosgrove, Sr.; grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded by his wives: Jan, Shirley and Patricia; son Steve, daughter, Rita; five siblings.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Skinner Funeral Home – Turtle Lake with Hospice Pastor Chaplin T. Turner officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by Donalds-Hylkema Post #137 American Legion of Turtle Lake. Visitation will be from 4:00 7:00 p.m. on Friday and for one hour prior to the service.
Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland/Turtle Lake is serving the family.