Robert Morris "Bob" Benson, 91


August 26, 2023

Pine Island- Robert Morris "Bob" Benson was born November 25, 1931, in Wannaska to Elmer and Mabel (Torfin) Benson. He spent his childhood on the family farm, attending grades 1-8 at the 44 West (Palmville) school. He attended the Ag High School in Crookston his freshman year, and part of his sophomore year, before returning to the farm in Wannaska. Robert loved hockey, and played at the amateur level from his teens through his mid 20's. He also coached youth hockey in Wannaska for many years.

On Dec. 6, 1952, he married Ida Marie Eggen in Wannaska. He worked with his father on the family farm...

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