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Patricia "Pat" A. Benson

April 5, 1943 — February 17, 2023


Patricia A. Benson, age 79 of Perham and formerly of Dent, died Friday, February 17, 2023 at Perham Living.

Pat was born April 5, 1943 to John and Alice Williams (Coates) in St. Louis, MO. She was joined in marriage to Gary Dean Benson in Albert Lea, MN on September 10, 1966.

She spent her career working as Postmaster for the United States Postal Service of Dent and assisted Gary while he ran the Cozy Cove Resort on Lake Marion. In her free time, Pat enjoyed cooking and canning.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gary; sisters, Judith and Rebecca; and brothers, Thomas and Anthony.

A Graveside Service will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Dent, MN at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2023.

Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service of Perham, MN (218)-346-5175

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Friday, June 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

36571 MN-108, Dent, MN 56528

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