Carl Harry Benson, Jr. died peacefully Friday morning, June 15, 2018 having been lovingly cared for and surrounded by family and friends at Porter Hospice Residence. He was preceded in death one year ago on June 17, 2017 by his wife of 66 years, Dona Pauline (Polich) Benson. Harry and Dona are survived by their four children, six nieces and nephews, six grandchildren and two great–grandsons. Dona is also survived by one brother, Bruce Polich.
Harry served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Radioman 3/C, honorably discharged on January 20, 1946 after three years of service to his country. A graveside military ceremony will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado in August.
To honor Harry, in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to:
c/o Rocky Mountain Adventist Healthcare Foundation
2525 South Downing Street
Mason Hall - 2nd Floor
Denver, Colorado 80210
Augustana Lutheran Church of Denver
5000 East Alameda Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80246-8104