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Obituary: Louise Moser Benson Cahoon

Benson Cahoon <! >

4/13/13 ~ 2/28/03

LOGAN, UTAH, <! > Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Louise Moser Benson Cahoon, passed away at the age of 89 on Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, of natural causes at Sunshine Terrace in Logan, Utah.

Louise was born in Logan, Utah, April 13, 1913. She was the fourth child of eight, born to Henri and Aldine Moser. She attended school in Logan and Daniels, Idaho. She graduated from Logan High School.

She was married and sealed in the Logan LDS Temple to Joseph Marvin Benson of Newton, Utah. He died in action during World War II on Feb. 19, 1945 on Iwo Jima. In 1981 she married Newel S. Cahoon. He died in 1997. She faithfully cared for him until his death.

Following the death of her first husband, she worked as a master portrait photographer, managing studios for Austin Fox in Utah and southern California for 16 years. She was a member of the Business and professional Women's Club and the Chamber of Commerce in Pomona, California.

She moved to Logan in 1961 and worked as office manager of Food Service and Catering at Utah State University Student Union Building until her retirement in 1978.

She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her service included: Young Women's President, Stake Missionary (2 missions), Sunday School teacher for teen-age youth, Lambda Delta Sigma advisor for the Utah State University LDS Institute, Relief Society Counselor and teacher, Gospel Doctrine teacher and Logan Temple worker.

Louise will be remembered for her keen intellect, organizational skills and as an inspirational teacher. Many will also remember her beautiful singing voice and poetry recitations.

She is survived by her children, Maurine Ozment (Arnold, deceased) of Apache Junction, AZ; and Sharron Brim (Larry) of Provo, UT; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A viewing will be held at Allen-Hall Mortuary, 34 E. Center, Logan, UT, Friday, March 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m., at the Logan 9th Ward Chapel, 125 E. 500 North, with a viewing one hour prior to services.