The Guest Book is expired.


Colonel US Army (Ret.)  

Of Vienna, VA passed away on November 20, 2012 of natural causes at Fairfax Hospital. Beloved husband of 62 years to Florence Hartman Benge; loving father of Charleen Benge and John (Holly) Benge; cherished grandfather of Adeline J. and Michael C. Benge; dear brother of Beatrice Bunce and Stanley (Marlys) Benge. Born on July 23, 1917 in Spokane, WA to the late Stanley and Estelle Benge. He served in military service for over 30 years including World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Colonel Benge received some 18 military awards during his service including three separate awards of the "Legion of Merit" one of the Army's most distinguished awards. Funeral services with full Military Honors will be held at the Ft. Myer Memorial Chapel and Arlington National Cemetery on March 12, 2013. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Money & King of Vienna, VA.

Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 8, 2013
bullet World War II