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Frank M. Benz

FARMINGTON – Frank M. Benz, of Farmington, age 89, passed away, April 26, 2018, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. He was born July 4, 1928, in St. Louis, MO, to the late Frank J. and Viola (Lahr) Benz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Rudy Benz and a sister, Francis Gray.

Frank was a devoted husband, loved helping others and was a jokester. He enjoyed bowling, going to the senior center, traveling, and boating.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred “Millie” (Gentry) Benz, daughter, Elizabeth “Liz” (Gary) Kemper, grandchildren, Shannon Kemper and Gary Lee (Andrea) Kemper, great grandchildren, Lexi Johnson, Lydi Johnson, Liya Johnson and Kami Kemper, sisters, Mary Lutman and Evelyn Gaines, nieces, nephews, a sister in law, friends and special dog, Sammy.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 7 at 11 a.m. at Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Highway H, Farmington, MO. Memorials may be made to the Farmington Pet Adoption Center, P.O. Box 45, Farmington, MO 63640. View the online obituary and share your condolences at



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