Galen John Benson

A child of God, loving husband, father, grandpa, son and brother.
Galen was born Jan. 21, 1949 in Columbus. He passed away Nov. 3 after a long bout with cancer.

Galen is survived by wife Maxine of Rio Rancho, stepchildren Charlie, Daniel, Paul and Timothy Pfliger, sisters Jan Benson of Newman Grove, Judy Fixsel of Lawton, IA, brother Randy Benson of Newman Grove; grandchildren Maya, Grace Lynn, Rebekah, Deanna, Evan, Kelsey, Elizabeth, Ryne, Mason, Mitchell, Haily, Scarlett and August.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Gena, mother and fathers. He will be remembered as a fun loving guy with a passion to serve his Lord and Savior.
A Celebration of Life open house will be held at the Newman Grove Community Center on Main Street, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. to reminisce with family and friends, Please join us for social time.