Benson III, Ellsworth F.
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Ellsworth F. Benson III. He was born on November 12, 1927 in Raldolph, NE. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn, his daughters, Heather and Jill, a sister, Carol Anne, and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, a brother, Jerry, a sister, Sandra and by his daughter, Dana Zeiss. Ellsworth served as a Marine in the Korean War and was later commissioned and served at the Guided Missile School in El Paso. He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and an avid "Big Red" fan. His career included work in the Oil & Chemical Industries, President of a media production company, continuing as an investor and advisor. His work included modeling, TV commercials and personal singing engagements. He was a leader in the establishment of protocol, standards and the production of all natural beef. His loves of life included horses and music. Ellsworth was a much loved husband, father and friend. Please consider making a donation in his memory to the
. The family will receive relatives and friends on the Thursday, August 28th from 5pm to 7pm at Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, in Stamford, CT. A funeral service will be celebrated at 11am on Friday, August 29th, at the Noroton Presbyterian Church, 2011 Post Road, in Darien, CT. Interment will be private. The Benson family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT. If you would like to leave an expression of sympathy for the family online, you may sign the guestbook at www.bosakfuneralhome.com or visit the funeral home Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bosakfuneralhome to share memories of Ellsworth with his family.
Bosak Funeral Home
453 Shippan Avenue Stamford, CT 06902
Published in StamfordAdvocate from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2014