Dolores Beatrice (Heirman) Benson

On Sept 25, 2012, with her family by her side, Dolores went home to be with her Lord after an 11-year journey with Alzheimer’s. A life long resident of the Everett/ Marysville area, she was born to Theressa and Everett Heirman on July 14, 1936.

Raised in Everett, she graduated from Everett High School with the class of 1954.

For many years, she was a very active member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church in Marysville. Participating in the Alter Guild and Supervising wedding arrangements.

She was a very gifted, self-taught artist: painting and floral arranging as well as gardening. Her gardens and plants were some of her most valued joys in life.

Dolores was the beloved wife of William Robert Benson, married on April 26, 1958. She was the mother of three adult children: Theressa Lynn Benson Anderson (Rick), Kathleen Marie Benson Dale (Tom) and Vanessa Leigh Benson Welch (Jim). She is the Grandmother of eight: Garrett, Jami Lyn, Jonathan, Nicholas, Tyler, Mario, Stephanie and Sydney. The Great-grandmother of three; Analycia, Gaige and Shaighlynn.

As well as her family, she leaves behind her two devoted and precious cats, Spot and Panther.

~ ONE MORE ANGEL ~

She will be Missed by many. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM Evergreen Funeral Home 4504 Broadway Ave, Everett

Donations in the memory of Dolores Benson may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

ATTN: DEVELOPMENT DEPT.

Alzheimer’s Association North Tower, 100 West Harrison Street, N200 Seattle, WA 98119

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