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Angie

Benjamin
Birth Date:

March 27, 1905

Birth Location:

Enterprise Township
Jackson County, Minnesota

Death Date:

December 26, 2004

Death Location:

Jackson, Minnesota

Burial:

Riverside Cemetery
Jackson, Minnesota

Parents
Father
Darius C. Benjamin
(1858-1953)
Mother
Mittie Clipperton
(1861-1934)
Siblings (in birth order)
1
Thomas H.
 Benjamin

1879-1937

2
Wesley E.
 Benjamin

1881-1964

3-1
Harvey C.
 Benjamin

1885-1974

3-2
Dora E.
 Benjamin
1885-1886

       

5
Alfred P.
 Benjamin

1887-1979

6
John
 Benjamin

1890-1891

7
Pearl
 Benjamin
1892-1978

8
Ella
 Benjamin
1894-1959

       

9
Frank
 Benjamin
1896-1965

10
Mary Jane
 Benjamin

1899-1936

11
August
 Benjamin
1901-1986

12
Angie
 Benjamin
1905-2004
       
Marriage

Angie Benjamin married Joseph Verchota
on June 19, 1927 in Fairmont, Minnesota.

Children

Not known.

Notes

Angie L. Verchota, 99

Funeral services for Angie L. Verchota of Jackson were held Friday afternoon, Dec. 31, at the First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, with Pastor Michael McCallum officiating. Angie L. Verchota died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at the Jackson Good Samaritan Center. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Jackson.

Casket bearers were Richard Dys, John Gee, Steven Verchota, James Graves, Jerry Benjamin and Robert Benjamin. Ushers were Rick Verchota and Doyle Skarda. Eleanor Hutchinson was the organist. The Sathe-Osterberg Funeral Home of Jackson was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Angie Lillian Verchota, daughter of D.C. Benjamin and Mittie A. Clipperton, was born March 27, 1905, in Enterprise Township, Jackson County. She graduated from Jackson High School in 1924 and attended Normal School and Mankato Teacherís College. After her education, she taught country school for three years.

On June 19, 1927, she was united in marriage to Joseph Verchota in Fairmont. After marriage, they made their home in Jackson. In 1942, she returned to teaching. She taught in District #39, #87 and #11, which was later District #695. She also taught at the Loon Lake School before retiring in 1965. Her husband, Joseph, died on March 20, 1969. Angie continued to make her home in Jackson. In December of 1997, she moved to The Pines in Jackson, and on Dec. 18, 2003, she became a resident of the Jackson Good Samaritan Center.

Angie had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Jackson since 1936, where she had been active as a deacon and had served on the Library Board. She was a member of the Eastern Star and was a Past Matron. She had been Senior Citizen president and a member of the Pink Ladies at the hospital.

Angie is survived by one daughter, Joyce Williams of Clinton, Ark.; one son, Richard and wife Carolyn Verchota of Rochester, Minn.; three grandchildren, Richard 'Rick' Verchota, Steven Verchota and Michelle Verchota; and four great-grandchildren.

Angie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; six brothers; and three sisters.

 

 

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