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Vivian E. Benson

Vivian E. Benson

Feb. 2, 1936 - Feb. 14, 2009

BIRD ISLAND -- Vivian E. Benson, 73, of Bird Island, formerly of Minneapolis, died Saturday at RCCR in Bird Island.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Bird Island. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

She was born Feb. 2, 1936, in Minneapolis to Vetalis and Minnie (Johnson) Benson. She became disabled in early childhood, and after living in Minneapolis for many years, she became a resident in 1999 at RCCR in Bird Island.

She attended Bible Study.

She is survived by her two sisters-in-law: Ellen Benson and Becky Benson; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her two brothers: Tom Benson and Norm Benson.