Fern B. Benich 1916 ~ 2005 Fern Bateman Pugmire Benich, passed away on Sept. 13, 2005 in Bountiful, Utah. Born Dec. 12, 1916 in Pocatello, Idaho to Archie Young and Lucy Bateman Pugmire. Married Frank F. Benich May 10, 1947 in Pocatello, Idaho. He preceded her in death Jan. 31, l997. Fern was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Graduated from West High School. She was a buyer for Auerbachs Department Store until the store closed in 1979. She also worked as a model. Survivors, sons, Frank F. (Mickie) Benich, Jr., and John P. (Debbie) Benich, III; five grandchildren, Carla Marie Benich, Tony F. (Amy) Benich, Tammie (Jerry) Duggar, John P. (Jamie) Benich, IV and Mark R. Benich; 10 great-grandchildren, Justin, Maxwell, Peyton, Madison, Brennan, Gabriel, Riley, Connor, Nathan and Matthew. Also preceded in death by parents; sister, Artella Turley. Funeral services Thursday, Sept. 15th, 10 a.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 E. 10600 So., in Sandy. Friends and family may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East So Temple in Salt Lake, Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and also at the Larkin Sunset Gardens on Thursday one hour prior to the services. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.
Obituary: Fern B. Benich
By Deseret News