Michael D. Benson of Clifton died July 20, 2015.
Graveside services were held July 24 at Delta City Cemetery, 1055 E. 3rd Street.
Mr. Benson is survived by his mother, Edna Benson; Becky Lange; Danny (Monique) Lange; Heather (Chris) Shea; seven grandchildren, Keith, Cooper, Julee, Kelly, Mariah, DeBranna and Craven; his aunt, Cheryl Benson and uncle Byron Benson of Delta.
Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors handled the arrangements.
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