Lavern A. Benson
Lavern A. Benson,72, passed away peacefully at home Monday November 18, 2019. Lavern was originally from Darlington, Wisconsin. and he lived in West Salem, Wisconsin for the last 35 years. Lavern graduated from Darlington High School. He joined the Navy in 1967.He was a Vietnam vet and served in the Brown Water Navy aboard the USS Harnett County as an Engineer. When he left the Navy he came back to Darlington, Wi. He reconnected with Nancy Cline and the two married on Aug 26,1972. Lavern is survived by his wife Nancy (Cline) Benson, Heidi Benson, Benjamin Benson, and Amanda (Leif Hanson). Grandson William Hanson. His sister Deanna (Jim) Collins. As well as many brother in laws, sister in laws and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Lila (Buehler) Benson, brother Leslie Benson, sister Marjorie Benson, and niece Olivia Benson. Lavern’s family is inviting you to join them on December 14, 2019. from 11am-3pm at Maple Grove Venue, W4141 Cty rd B, West Salem Wi, for a Celebration of Life.