Bengston, Arthur L.
B: 15 May 1915, near Hallock, MN
D: 11 Aug 2003, Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, MN
M: 08 Nov 1941, Bernice Kain, in Hallock.

FN: Sigfred Bengston
MN: Ida Lundquist

Children of Arthur Bengston and Bernice Kain:

Kendal Wynn Bengston
B: 23 Jan 1943, Hallock, MN
D: 07 Jan 2009, Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
M: 20 Nov 1971, Barbara Unknown

Children of Kendal Bengston:

1 Matthew Bengston

2. Susie Peplinski

Kris Illene Bengston
B: 04 Mar 1949.


Arthur Bengston Obituary

Kittson County Enterprise 20 August 2003

Hallock, Minn. - Arthur Bengston, 88, Hallock, died at the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock Monday, Aug. 11, 2003.

Arthur was born near Hallock, May 15, 1915, the son of Sigfried and Ida (Lundquist) Bengston. He grew up on the family farm in North Red River Township and graduated from the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, 1937.

Arthur married Bernice Kain, Nov. 8, 1941 in Hallock. The couple moved to Detroit, Mich., and Art began working at the Packard Motor Company.

After spending the winter in Detroit they returned home and began farming. Art farmed until 1997 when he retired at the age of 82. He was a member of the Hallock Lions Club.

Family members include his wife, Bernice; a son, Kendal Bengston, Burnsville; a daughter, Kris Bengston, also Burnsville; two grandchildren, Susie Peplinski and Matthew Bengston; a sister, Joan Gatheridge, Grand Rapids, and a brother, Leonard (Alice) Bengston, Hallock.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Delmer and infant brother, Gordon.

Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hallock. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. Don Woodford, officiated. Pallbearers were Ron Pearson, Kelly Bengston, Jim Johnson, Todd Nelson, Dave Klein, and Phillip Bengston.

The Adamson-Austin-Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock, was in charge of arrangements.