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Helen McBenge

April 15, 1940 - February 22, 2011


12-1:00 P.M. Monday, February 28 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

1:00 P.M. Monday, February 28 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.


Erie Cemetery, Erie ND


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Helen McBenge

April 15, 1940 - February 22, 2011


Helen C. McBenge, 70, West Fargo, ND died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 in Sanford Health.

Helen Farrar was born on April 15, 1940 in Steelville, Missouri to Troy and Sarah Elizabeth (Stotler) Farrar.Helen married James McBenge on March 15, 1965 in Missouri.  They moved to the Fargo area in 1990.

Helen worked as a homemaker raising her children.  Helen loved writing, polka music, animals, and going to church.

Helen was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  She is survived by children, Robert Downing, Cuba, Missouri, James McBenge, West Fargo, North Dakota, Cindy (Churchill) Hensley II, Mapleton, North Dakota, Loren (Cassie) McBenge, Moorhead, Minnesota; grandchildren, Gary Lee Downing, TJ Downing, Justin Downing, Sarah Downing, Churchill Hensley III, Curtis Hensley, Crystal Hensley; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Janet) Farrar, Highridge, Missouri; sister, Janet (Harold) Pitts, Bridgeton, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James, parents Troy and Sarah Farrar; twin sons, Gary and Jerry Downing, infant son, Terry Downing, and a sister Paulann Mowery.


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  1. Sandy Lytle says:

    Fargo ND
    Cindy, Churchill, and family, we offer our heartfelt sympathy to you during this difficult time. We hope you find comfort in knowing your mom is in Paradise. We pray that God’s grace will sustain you and that you will find peace and comfort in your memories. God’s Blessings to you all.
    Eliot, Sandy, Eric and Tyson Lytle

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