Obituary: William Benson, 72, of Hart

June 7, 2023

William Benson

Obituary: William Benson, 72, of Hart

William Henry Benson, 72, of Hart, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2023. He was born January 6, 1951, in Chicago, the son of Henry and Rita (Puhl) Benson.

Bill was a proud patriot who was devoted to his family and career; he was employed for 30 years with the Public School District #88. He faced many obstacles in his life and was able to overcome them by pure determination and hard work. Bill was a kind man that loved to have a good time and joke around, which made him a good brother, and an even better uncle. Bill enjoyed spending his free time tinkering on vintage cars.

Bill is survived by: his sisters, Annette (Richard) Janes II, Janet Benson; and Rosemary (Robert) Baines of Seattle, Washington; Niece, Elizabeth (Chris) Davis; nephews, Richard (Tanya) Janes III, Adam Baines, and Christopher Baines; great-nieces, Cierra Davis, Alayna Davis, and Lyla Janes; and great-nephews, Haden Janes, Hunter Baines, and Ryan Baines.

Bill was preceded in death by: his parents; and his brothers, Charles Benson and John Benson.

Private interment will be held in Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton, Illinois.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

www.beaconfh.com

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