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4/10/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Richard J. Benthin
Richard J. Benthin
Richard J. Benthin, 70, of Long Grove, died Wednesday morning, April 10, 2013, at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Park View Lutheran Church, Park View.     

Visitation is 3-6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.

Richard John Benthin was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Watertown, S.D., to Herbert and Emma Schaff Benthin.  He married Alice Schulz May 25, 1963, in Waubay, S.D.  

Dick worked at various jobs, many of them construction related.

He will be remembered for his gardening and truck farming.  Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, visiting with folks and the poultry he raised.

Surviving are his wife; children, Brian (Cathie) Benthin of Clinton and Roxanne Benthin and  Quentin "Bubba" (Kim) Benthin, all of Long Grove; three grandchildren; and siblings, Marvin, Bill, Orlan,

Daniel and Janice.

  Preceding him in death were a daughter, his parents and six siblings.

  Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultz-funeralhomes.com.

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