Beverly (Eggers) Benton

Beverly (Eggers) Benton, 84, of Plainview passed away peacefully in Rochester surrounded by family on Wednesday July 25, 2018.

Beverly was born on September 13, 1933 in Plainview, MN to Arthur & Elizabeth (Carpenter) Eggers. She grew up and attended school in Plainview. She was one of fourteen children and helped her mom open the first nursing home in Plainview. She married Owen Benton on April 9, 1960 in Northwood, IA.

Beverly enjoyed late night walks to the popcorn stand. She would often ride along in the truck with Owen and loved watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Owen; four children, Peter (Bylle) Benton of Mapleton, MN, Donald Benton of Rochester, Bradley (Terri Dormady) Benton of Plainview, Brenda Benton of Plainview; two brothers, Arthur Eggers Jr. of Plainview, Leon Eggers of Rochester; thirteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; ten siblings and many aunts, uncles and her beloved dog Gizzy.

A funeral service will be held Saturday July 28, 2018 at 2pm at Rochester Cremation Services in Rochester. Visitation will be from 12pm to the time of the service.

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