Douglas William Bennion, age 87, of the Town of Lewiston, was called to his heavenly home on January 15, 2018 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. Born on November 29, 1930 in Caledonia, NY the son of the late Montegomery and Harriet ( Mastin) Bennion. He was the second youngest of seven children. Brother to the late Beulah (Mueller), Dallas, Calvin, Gerald, Glen and Laverne Bennion.
The Bennion Family moved to Niagara Falls in 1933 and then to Sanborn, NY in 1950. Douglas served in the military during the Korean conflict from 1951 to 1954. He worked for Olin chemicals for thirty years, until his retirement. He worked for Dresser Industries for another ten years before retiring a second time. He was a member of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 3229 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn, NY.
Douglas is survived by his wife, Helen Bennion (nee Batterson); his son, Kirk (wife, Deborah) Bennion; and daughter, Pamela Bennion. He is also survived by his grandson, Derek; and his granddaughter, Darlene.
Friends may call at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield, on Friday, January 19th from 4-7 PM. Services will be conducted by the Rev. R. Peter Vogeler at 7:00 PM following visitation. Memorials contributions may be made in his name to a charity of one's choice.
Published on January 16, 2018