Myrna N. Benson

Visitation for Myrna N. Benson, 64, Lawrence will be held 5-7 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Funeral service will be held 10:30 am Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died March 19, 2016.

Myrna was born on April 16, 1951 the daughter of Philip Benson and Susan (Bull) Benson, of Fort Berthold, North Dakota. She graduated from Flandreau Indian Nations University where she obtained her Associate Degree in Liberal Arts.

She is survived by her daughter DeAnna Wahwahsuck and sons, Wendell Benson and Phillip Wahwahsuck, two brothers, Joey Benson and David Benson and two sisters, Alice Benson and Yvonne Benson.


6 Condolences

  1. Bill Welton on March 21, 2016 at 10:19 am

    Myrna was a very special person, both as a student and as a co-worker. She will be missed.

  2. Ed and Paula Simpson on March 21, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    I always enjoyed talking with Myrna and made her laugh whenever I could. Our condolences to the family.

  3. Mary Stuckey on March 21, 2016 at 3:26 pm

    Myrna was a pretty outstanding person. She did an excellent job of whatever was assigned to her. She took my Indian Law class, and she was really extraordinary – always prepared. I am so saddened to hear of her passing.

  4. Patty Battese on March 22, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    So sorry to hear this sad news about Myra. I always enjoyed seeing and visiting with her. Condolences to her family. Myra will be missed.

  5. Gaynell Jessepe on March 22, 2016 at 12:48 pm

    So SORRY to hear! Thought she would be with us forever! I will cherish my memory gone but not forgotten!

  6. Althea Eaton on March 24, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    So sad to hear.. I missed you as a friend & co-worker after your retirement. I loved hearing your infectious Laugh, always silly & smiling. Our condolences to your familly..

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