Arvid Benjamin

Obituary of Arvid Malcolm Benjamin

Benjamin Sr., Arvid M. West Branch & Sage Lake, MI Arvid passed away, May 3, 2021 at the age of 74. He was was born in Selkirk - West Branch, Michigan November 27,1946 to the late Earl and Doris (Miller) Benjamin. He was a member of the Churchill United Methodist Church. He worked for General Motors for 30 years, and retired in 1995. He served his country for 2 years in the U. S. Army. Arvid was a warm loving man that loved to spend time with family and friends. You could often find him building birdhouses or other wood working projects while watching the Lions, Tigers, and NASCAR. He loved hunting, fishing, boating, camping, sitting around a fire enjoying a beer while telling stories, jokes and playing euchre. He is survived by his wife, Dava (Briggs) Benjamin; sons, Timothy (Julie) Benjamin, and Arvid (Teena) Benjamin Jr.; daughter, Barbara (Dalton) Vallad; grandchildren, Aaron Benjamin, Alix Benjamin, Brandi Wangler, Alexander Vallad, Anthony Vallad, and Olivia Vallad; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Wangler, Bailey Wangler, Brendan Davison, and Brody Davison; his brother, Raymond (Barbara) Benjamin; many nephews, nieces, aunts, cousins, in-laws, and amazing friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Rolland Benjamin and grandson, Vincent Benjamin. A Memorial Service will be held June 26, 2021 at Iron's Park from 11:00 to 4:00, with a potluck luncheon at Noon. Please contact Sandy Dantzer at 989-329-1972, Jeanie Keith at 989-345-3884 or Barbara Vallad at 989-313-6432. To sign online guestbook, visit Arrangements made with Cremation Society of Mid Michigan.
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