Richard “Dick” D. Benson, 68, of Luzerne, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Services were held Dec. 9 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Cedar Rapids by the Rev. Dan Hoeger. Burial was at Linwood cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Local survivors include brother Larry (Judy) Benson of Solon.
Dick was born July 24, 1943, the son of Kenneth and Violet (Henecke) Benson in Cedar Rapids. On Sept. 22, 1962, he married Cynthia Turner in Marion. Dick worked for Universal Engineering for over 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Benson; two sisters-in-law, Sharon and Sarah Benson; brother-in-law, Dave Turner; and nephews, Brett and Jeff Benson.
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