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.