Jack Benson, 69

Jack E. Benson, age 69, of Bryan, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Prior to his retirement he had been a transportation specialist in Arizona.

Jack was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 8, 1945, the son of Donald E. and Dorothy (Klutz) Benson. He was an Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War.

Surviving are his children, Michael (Lanee´) Benson of Bryan, Jeanenne (Wes) Short of Stryker; grandchildren, Colton, Caylin, Derrick (Allison), Tyson (Hannah), Heather, Wyatt, Madison and Bailey, and great-grandson, Gunnar. He is also survived by his brother, Donald E. Benson of Georgia and sister, Judi Tuckerman of Delta. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation for Jack will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker. Funeral and interment services will be private and will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.

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