In Memory of Christina F. Benjamin

September 1, 1933 - February 9, 2024

Christina F. Benjamin “Bimaway geeshig goo qway”, age 90, a resident of Danbury, WI., passed away peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side. Christina was born on September 1, 1933 in Grantsburg to parents William and Maggie Austin, Sr.

Christina married the love of her life, Edwin Benjamin on December 20, 1952, in Pine City, MN. Together they raised 6 children.

While working she spent over 20 years working for Honeywell. She enjoyed flowers, yard work, watching the hummingbirds, going to the Casino and in her day, she loved to watch softball. She also took pleasure in watching westerns, doing word search and spending time with her grandchildren.

Christina is preceded in death by parents; husband, Edwin; sons, Ronald Staples and Gary Benjamin; granddaughter, Savanna; sister, Dorothy Garbow and brother, William Austin Jr.

She will be forever missed by her children, Romona (Orin Sr.) Reyes, Gloria (Dwaine) Benjamin, Ed (Pat) Benjamin Jr., Roberta Benjamin, Tracy Benjamin, Kelly (Louis) Benjamin-Mackyol and Michael Benjamin; 22 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Marion Nelson and Gladys Loger; along with other relatives and many friends.

Friends may call on Monday, February 12, 2024 after 6:00 PM at the Lake Lena Aazhoomog Community Center. Services will be on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 10:00 at the Aazhoomog Community Center. Interment will follow at the Danbury Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ryan Benjamin, John Bearhart, Delbert Benjamin, Jr., Marvin Staples, Raymond Benjamin and Karl Matrious, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Bemosaakwe, Edward Benjamin, and her many grandchildren.

Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster.

Last Update: Feb 13, 2024 2:46 pm CST

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