Don Benn: 1930-2018


Donald Montan Benn was born in Seattle on Nov. 27, 1930, and recently passed away on April 13, 2018, at the age of 87.

Don grew up in Edmonds, where he was very active in school. Participating in sports, drama club and as a cheerleader, he graduated from Edmonds High School in 1949 having made many lifelong friends.

While attending the University of Washington, he was drafted into the Army and served in the Korean War. He was then called up in the reserves to Alaska with an Army Intelligence Division.

Don married Lynn Holm in 1952, and they raised their two sons, Rick and Bradley, in Nor...

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