February 10, 1933 ~ January 2, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Robert C. Benson

February 10, 1933 - January 2, 2023


Robert Clarence Benson age 89 of Catheys Valley, CA

died on January 2, 2023.  Robert was born February 10,1933

in Waubun Minnesota, son of Olga and Clarence Benson and

was the oldest of five children, Darlene, Sharon, Dale and Jim. 

He was fond of his stepmother Gladys Benson. 

On June 20,1953 he married Jean Benson in Marble,

Minnesota. He was a Corporal MP in the Army during the

Korean war.  They moved to California with their two sons and

made their home in Sunnyvale and Cupertino.


Bob was a devoted husband and father. He started a

successful construction company in Mountain View, CA.

Bob was also a cattle rancher in Catheys Valley, where

he and Jean moved to in 2000 and built their dream home.

He loved to hunt, fish, travel and spend time on his ranch. 

He was a proud Veteran and supported many of their  

organizations.  He was the President of the Cattlemen’s

Association and a member of the Safari and Elks clubs.


He is survived by his two sons, Robert and Richard,

daughters-in-laws, Sue and Carrie, grandchildren,

Rachelle, Ryan, Robert, Rick, Renee,

his great grandchildren Ryder, Lucas, Grace

and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Viewing will be at Mariposa Funeral home on

Friday, January 13, from 5-8pm

4981 9th street, Mariposa, CA 95338

Funeral will be at the Mariposa Lutheran Church on

Saturday, January 14, at 1pm

4469 State Highway 49 south, Mariposa, CA 95338

Lunch will be served afterwards.

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January 13, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mariposa Funeral Home
4981 9th Street / PO Box 2293
Mariposa, CA 95338

Funeral Service
January 14, 2023

1:00 PM
Mariposa Lutheran Church (Mariposa)


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