Burnette Walter Benson 85, of the Yuba City, passed away on May 9, 2013 from an auto accident in Wisconsin. Born August 18, 1927 in Hillsboro, ND. A resident of the Yuba- Sutter area for 40 years. He was a Clerk for the U.S. Postal Service.
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A retired Senior Master Sergeant serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam.
A member of the First Lutheran Church in Yuba City, and a member of Sons of Norway.
Survivors include a daughter, Janie Benson; sons: Charles Benson (Deborah), Bruce Benson (Sherly); 3 grandchildren: Shawn Benson, Amanda Benson, and Sherie-Joe Tupas; sister Helen Gronmeyer.
Preceded in death by his wife Ida Harriet Benson, and two sisters: Nina Jarvis and Lorraine Taylor.
Memorial services will be conducted Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, with Pastor Mike Franckowiak, officiating. Inurnment will be at 12:00 noon at Sutter Cemetery with Military Honors by Beale AFB Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.
Send Condolences at
Ullrey Memorial Chapel Inc.
817 Almond Street Yuba City, CA 95991
Published in Appeal Democrat on May 26, 2013