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Lawrence "Larry" Benson

April 17, 1936 — January 19, 2023

French Lick

Lawrence "Larry" Benson, age 86 of French Lick, passed away on January 19, 2023 at IU Health Paoli Hospital. He was born on April 17, 1936 in Gratiot, WI to parents Maurice and Margaret (Hess) Benson. Larry married Ardith Osterday on June 1, 1957. He enjoyed watching and feeding his backyard birds, making wood crafts, and reading.

Survivors include:

His wife of 65 years Ardith Benson of French Lick

Daughters: Denise L. Benson of Melbourne, FL & Robin R. Morgan of New Salisbury

Grandchildren: Mahala Ann Morgan of Paris, KY & Johnathon Everett Morgan of New Salisbury, IN

Larry was preceded in death by his parents Maurice & Margaret Benson.

Cremation was chosen for Lawrence "Larry" Benson. McAdams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. For condolences visit

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