Roger Dwight "Skip" Benda

Roger "Skip" Dwight Benda

Pleasant Hill

Roger "Skip" Benda, 80, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. He was born August 23, 1933 to Vernon and Marjorie Benda in Cambria, Iowa.

He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia "Granny" Benda; daughters, Diana Benda, and Tracy (Bill) Hutchinson; grandchildren, Nic (Brett), and Whitnie; brother, Vernon "Cork" Benda; sister, Patty Adams; as well as several nieces and nephews; and dear friend, Kathy Glenn.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014 at Rising Sun Church of Christ, 6390 NE Rising Sun Drive in Pleasant Hill. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 6, also at the church, followed by burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Pleasant Hill Firefighters Association in loving memory of Roger.

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Published in Des Moines Register from May 3 to May 5, 2014