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Minnie Benson

November 11, 1942 - January 22, 2017


On Sunday, January 22, 2017, Minnie Maria Benson (Quintal) of Elk Point passed away at the age of 74 years. Minnie is survived by her sons, Walter Benson of Elk Point, Ben Benson of Elk Point, Richard Benson of St. Paul, and Ralph and Doris Benson of Elk Point; daughters, Winnie Pelletier and Matthew Tobin of Edmonton, Rema Quintal of Edmonton, and Shirley Benson and Mark Stanley of Frog Lake; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her friends, nieces, nephews and two beloved puppies. Minnie was predeceased by her husband, Emile Edwin Benson in 1984; daughter, Lydia Benson; grandson, Damian Pelletier; son-in-law, Dennis Pelletier; parents, Patrick and Jean Quintal; siblings, Madeleine, Mary, Annie, Robert, Isadore and Albert. A Wake will be held on Thursday, January 26 at Owl River Recreation Centre, Owl River (leaving Grace Gardens at 1:00 p.m.). A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 27 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, Lac La Biche. Deacon E.J. Sehn will be officiating, with interment in Our Lady of the Snow Cemetery, Big Bay. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.



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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Rema Violet Quintal
Relation: Daughter

Rest In Paradise Mom
I love you!!!!
Missing you so much!!!

From: Pat Zaorowny
Relation: Friend

My deepest sympathy to the family of Minnie.

From: Louise cartier
Relation: Aunty

Our condolences to the family. We love our aunty and will miss her dearly.

From: Pamela Scanie
Relation: Friend

Rest in paradise beautiful lady. Heaven welcomes a beautiful angel.

From: Dorothy Krider
Relation: friend

So Sorry for the loss of your Mom, Grandma, Kokum. Hugs and Prayers to all

From: Sharon Algot
Relation: Acquaintance

I have known Minnie for many years. My thoughts are with the family during this trying time. RIP Minnie

From: Albert Norrris, Rhonda & Kayla

Condolences to the family of Minnie. Fond memories stay with us as a result of having shared time in her presence.

From: jacqueline porter
Relation: friend

My deepest heart felt sympathy goes out to the benson family my prayers are with you all

From: Nora Cardinal and Family
Relation: Friends from Lac La Biche

Sending our sincerest condolences to the Benson-Quintal family, and friends. I will never forget her kindness. May the creator guide her though her journey home, may she rest peacefully. May God give the family strength, to carry on💞💕

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 27, 2017
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Catherine''s Roman Catholic Church

Lac La Biche, AB Canada

Lac La Biche, AB Canada


Date & Time:
January 26, 2017
Beginning at 1:00pm

Owl River Recreation Centre

Owl River, AB Canada

Procession leaves Grace Gardens at 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

Owl River, AB Canada

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