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Obituary: Lorene S. Benson

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Lorene W. Stam Benson, age 77, passed away on July 22, 2000 in Sandy, Utah of diabetes.

Born March 5, 1923 in Salt Lake City, UT to William and Eva Marie Swenson Stam. Married Ralph A. Benson on Nov. 26, 1943 in Salt Lake, later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Active member of the LDS Church, serving in various callings. Graduated from South High School with honors. She was a hardworking, loving wife and mother and sacrificed all she had for her family. She touched the lives of all who knew her and will be deeply missed.

Survived by her husband; children, Sandra Benson, Janice (Alan) Heywood, Craig (Teresa) Benson; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Zissi, Marjorie Miller. Preceded in death by daughter, Sharon, son, Steven.

The family wishes to express a special thanks to the Crossland Care Center for the loving care they showed Lorene.

Funeral Thursday, 12 noon at the Brownstone Ward, 6410 South 725 East. Friends may call Wed. from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St., and Thursday at the church one hour prior to service. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.