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Alice Drewry Benson

1929 - 2021

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Alice Drewry Benson, 91, of Boise, Idaho died February 7, 2021. Cremation is under the direction of Cremation Society of Idaho.

Alice (Sally) Benson (May 1, 1929 – February 7, 2021)

Sally died in hospice care at her son Nate’s house of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was 91 years old and lived an exuberant life.

Sally was born on May 1, 1929, in Marinette, Wisconsin to Caroline and Charles Drewry.  She was 5th in a family of...

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Marlys Peterson Koursh

February 15, 2021 11:03 AM

We have so many unique memories of Sally from Sheboygan days that it is difficult to be brief .  The Benson Halloween parties in their Blackstock Home were Classic.  We have photos of the Peterson kids, perched up in a tree, eating apples on one of Sally & Ken's pumpkin choosing kids parties at "The Farm",  admiring her American Club floral arrangements,  chatting over coffee in my kitchen in Minneapolis, remembering how she ate the entire apple, core and all, "entirely edible & nutritious" she'd comment.  Mortality, tough to reconcile sometimes, but we sure do have good memories of this fine woman.

Tracy Hadley

February 14, 2021 11:06 AM

You don’t know me but I met both Ken & Sally at Idaho Veterans Home when my dad was there in 2018/2019. I am very sorry for your loss. Sally had an amazing life!

Ann F Weeden

February 13, 2021 6:02 AM

What a beautiful obituary.  My memories of Aunt Sal always revolve around her smile.  She always seemed interested in me when we would talk and that taught me to do the same with my niece.  
I am so lucky to have had her in my life.  

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February 12, 2021 11:27 AM

To Sally Drewry Benson

Sally was so special to me growing up as I did not have any sisters. She was about my age. She had a successful life with a wonderful husband and family.

Jim Van T

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