Ralph W Bensman

January 28, 1946 ~ January 12, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Ralph Bensman Obituary


Ralph W. Bensman, 76, formerly of Mendon, OH died Thursday January 12, 2023 in Johnson City, TN, surrounded by his loving family..

He was born January 28, 1946 in Shelby Co., OH to Norbert and Henrietta (Flaute) Bensman.

On April 7, 1977 in New Bremen, OH he married Bonnie R. Young-Hook, who died June 23, 2021.

He is survived by:

Son, Gary Hook of Bull’s Gap, TN

Daughter, Carol (Eric) Burger of Mendon, OH

Daughter, Debra (Rob) Stevens of New Bremen, OH

11 grandchildren  28 great-grandchildren  1 great-great-grandchild

 Brother, Robert (Rodney) Bensman of Sidney, OH

He was preceded in death by: parents Norbert and Henrietta Bensman; wife Bonnie Bensman; sister Janet Knasel

He was a farmer.

His favorite pastimes included fishing, playing solitaire and BINGO. He also enjoyed attending estate auctions. His canine companion, “Chloe” provided great companionship to him.

Although the family is saddened by his passing, they find great comfort knowing that Ralph has been reunited in Heaven with the love of his life, Bonnie.

Visitation will be held at Miller Funeral Home from 4 to 6:30 PM.

Rites are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday January 18, 2023 at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West) in St. Marys. Pastor Randy Christian will officiate the services.

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January 18, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Service
January 18, 2023

6:30 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885


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