Gary A. Benson, age 79, formerly of Colorado Springs, CO, died Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Regions Hospital in Saint Paul, MN. Born in Kingston, Minnesota on May 2 1940, to Aldon and Adeline Benson. Gary had a long work history in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He moved to Colorado in 1980, living there until moving to Wisconsin in October 2019 to be near family. Gary is survived by his sister, Nancy (Chuck) Magoon; nieces, Lisa (David) Ritter, Angie, and Scott all from Wisconsin, and Tanya (Michael) Burr of Tennesse. Also surviving are nine great-nephews and nieces as well as many cousins mourn his passing. Cremation Services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.