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Jimmie R Benjamin

November 19, 1941 — April 17, 2023

Brainerd

Jimmie “Jim” R Benjamin, 81, of Brainerd, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2023, surrounded by family. Services will be at 2pm on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter, MN. A visitation will start at 12pm for friends and family to gather prior to the service. Interment will be at Garrison City Cemetery.

Jim was born on November 19, 1941, to Llyod and Alta (Dinwittie) Benjamin in Garrison, MN. He married Bernice Miers on May 5, 1975, in Hibbing, MN. They moved to the Brainerd Lakes area and Jim worked at potlach paper mill. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and truly respected the outdoors. Spending time with family was of the upmost importance to Jim. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Jim is survived by Bernice, his wife of 48 years; children Jim, Chris (Debbie), Gary, and Cindy (Bob); grandchildren Scott (Cathy), Amy, Val, Alissa, Matthew, Monique (Tony), Kristi (Adam), and Alexis; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister Bonnie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Alta Benjamin; siblings Vernon Benjamin, Mervin (Bud) Benjamin, Duane (Buzz) Benjamin, and Dee (Sis); and son John Acosta.

Arrangements were entrusted with the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, April 22, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Baxter-Brainerd

7348 Excelsior Rd., Baxter, MN 56425

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 22, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Baxter-Brainerd

7348 Excelsior Rd., Baxter, MN 56425

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