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Owen Benson

1956 - 2023

Owen Lenard Benson, passed away in Coaldale on Monday, November 13, 2023 at the age of 67 years.

The Funeral Service was held at Knox United Church, 4929 - 50 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. Burial followed at Taber Memorial Garden.

Owen is survived by his mother Lois Benson of Taber; sons Jason (Wendi) McNiven of Lethbridge and their family Taylor (Shaun) and their daughter Kelly; Jayden, Melanie and Teagan; Cory (Renee) Benson of Penticton, British Columbia and their family Chloe, Myah and Rowyn. He is also survived by his sisters Wanda (Adam) Andreas of Edmonton and Deb (Ib) Simonsen of Picture Butte; sister-in-law Nola Benson (Pete Valgardson) of Lethbridge and by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was predeceased by his father Harold Benson in 2009, his brother Warren in 1974, brother Craig Benson in 2004 and by his brother Elmer Benson in 2015; nephew Casey Simonsen in 2020.

Owen was born in Brooks on October 17, 1956. He was one of six children born to Harold and Lois Benson. Owen was self employed for many years and made many friends along the way. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Owen’s name may be made directly to the charity of one’s personal choice.