Lenard Benson, 90, formerly of North Bend, WA died Aug 2, 2019 in Spokane of heart failure. He was born Sept 25, 1928 in Bellevue, WA and attended Highland Grade School, Overlake High School & the University of Washington. During the Korean War he served in the medical corps at Fort Lewis & Landstuhl, Germany.
In June 1954 he married Joy (Stromberg) Bellevue. The two met in grade school and recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor; through the years he worked on a variety of construction projects.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Joy & daughters Kerri (Dennis) Lunstroth of Newman Lake, & Sally (Tab) Terrett of North Bend, & grandchildren Carl, Hannah, & Daniel Terrett & Rachel Lunstroth and was preceded in death by his sister, Edith Hedin & his son, Carl. A memorial service was held August 12 at the Medical Lake Veterans Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Si Lutheran Church, PO Box 487, North Bend, WA 98045 in his memory.