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Raymond Oscar Benson

Raymond Oscar Benson

Raymond Oscar Benson, 92, passed away peacefully Saturday January 21 with family at his bedside in Tulsa Oklahoma. Born, Aug.27,1924 in Adrian he enjoyed his farm, airplane and cars. He was known as "the kid who flew dangerously around Adrian". He became a veterinarian and was Professor of Veterinary Medicine, teaching at Washington State University for 4 years and the University of Minnesota for 20 years. He was most recently living in Tulsa, OK near family.

Raymond is survived by his children Christine Morgenthaler and Lars Benson, Grandchildren Jennifer, Victoria and Alyssa Morgenthaler, Drake Benson, and Great-Grandson Xavier. He was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn Moberg Benson, Grandson Lance Benson, his parents Oscar and Gerda (Falkestad Larsen) Benson, brothers Norman Benson and Finn Larsen Memorial Mass will be held Saturday June 3, 2017 at St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian, MN with internment at Little Rock Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St Adrian Catholic Church or the American Veterinary Foundation to honor Raymond's life passions.