Patrick J. Benshoof

Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal
Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Patrick J. Benshoof, 84, of Leeds, ND, passed away peacefully at his home Monday, January 24, 2022. Public Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Nelson Funeral Home in Leeds, ND.

Patrick J. Benshoof was born May 26, 1937 to Bert and Madeline (Voltz) Benshoof in McClusky, ND. He lived in Hurdsfield, ND and the family moved to Leeds, where he started school. After his freshman year, the family moved to Churchs Ferry, ND where he graduated high school in 1955. Patrick joined the United States Marine Corp after high school and served four years before transferring to the United States Air Force, where he served 20 years as a computer programmer.

Patrick married Delsie Senger on December 27, 1961 in Devils Lake, ND. They raised their children all over the United States as an active military member until he retired in 1978. They moved back to Churchs Ferry, ND where the couple owned and operated Pat’s Place for 15 years. Patrick was an active member of the Churchs Ferry Fire Department and the Churchs Ferry Men’s Club. They moved from Churchs Ferry to Leeds in 2000 due to all the flooding from Devils Lake and settled into full retirement.

Patrick is survived by his children, Cayce Benshoof of Leeds, ND, Craig (Sun) Benshoof of Fontana, CA and Carla (Brian) Bjerke of Leeds, ND; grandchildren, Tyler Bjerke of Grand Forks, ND, Taryn Bjerke of Fargo, ND and Alice Chon of California; two great-grandchildren, Caden Yun and Kaylee Yun; brother, Roger Benshoof of Springfield, IL; sister-in-law, Jackie Merrell of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Madeline Benshoof; sister, Darlene Pierson; brother, Jerry Benshoof.

Online condolences may be left at www.thenelsonfuneralhome.com

The Nelson Funeral Home of Leeds is in charge of the arrangements.

Posted online on January 28, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal

Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal
Obituaries in Devils Lake, ND | Devils Lake Daily Journal

Patrick J. Benshoof

Patrick J. Benshoof, 84, of Leeds, ND, passed away peacefully at his home Monday, January 24, 2022. Public Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Nelson Funeral Home in Leeds, ND.

Patrick J. Benshoof was born May 26, 1937 to Bert and Madeline (Voltz) Benshoof in McClusky, ND. He lived in Hurdsfield, ND and the family moved to Leeds, where he started school. After his freshman year, the family moved to Churchs Ferry, ND where he graduated high school in 1955. Patrick joined the United States Marine Corp after high school and served four years before transferring to the United States Air Force, where he served 20 years as a computer programmer.

Patrick married Delsie Senger on December 27, 1961 in Devils Lake, ND. They raised their children all over the United States as an active military member until he retired in 1978. They moved back to Churchs Ferry, ND where the couple owned and operated Pat’s Place for 15 years. Patrick was an active member of the Churchs Ferry Fire Department and the Churchs Ferry Men’s Club. They moved from Churchs Ferry to Leeds in 2000 due to all the flooding from Devils Lake and settled into full retirement.

Patrick is survived by his children, Cayce Benshoof of Leeds, ND, Craig (Sun) Benshoof of Fontana, CA and Carla (Brian) Bjerke of Leeds, ND; grandchildren, Tyler Bjerke of Grand Forks, ND, Taryn Bjerke of Fargo, ND and Alice Chon of California; two great-grandchildren, Caden Yun and Kaylee Yun; brother, Roger Benshoof of Springfield, IL; sister-in-law, Jackie Merrell of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Madeline Benshoof; sister, Darlene Pierson; brother, Jerry Benshoof.

Online condolences may be left at www.thenelsonfuneralhome.com

The Nelson Funeral Home of Leeds is in charge of the arrangements.

Posted online on January 28, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal