Una Benson formerly of Algonquin A memorial service for Una Benson, 85, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 357 Division St., Elgin. Born Aug. 31, 1918, in Plymouth, Wis., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Steele, she died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, in Verona, Wis. Mrs. Benson was a resident of Elgin for 25 years. She was employed by the Elgin News Agency. She and her husband, Russell, belonged to the Lords and Ladies Square Dance Club. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin. She is survived by her son, Richard (Kristine) Benson of Algonquin; her daughter, Sharon Whitehurst of Wausau, Wis.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son and his wife, John (Carol) Benson; a grandson, Christopher Benson; and three sisters and three brothers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Trinity Church or American Diabetes Association. Arrangements were made by Joyce Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Verona, Wis. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For funeral information, (608) 845-6625 or visit www.ryanfuneralservice.com.