Benson, Richard “Dick” age 85 of Elk River, formerly of Golden Valley and Barronett, WI, passed away on May 26, 2019. Preceded in death by wife, Gladys Benson. Survived by daughters, Kelli (Paul) Hanson and Kandi (Tom) Osberg; grandchildren, Nicole (Mitchell) Wachtel, Erika, Jacob, Ryan and Matthew; brother, James Benson; and sister, Marlene Swan. Memorial service at 11AM on Fri, May 31, with visitation one hour prior at Dares Funeral Home, 805 Main St, Elk River. Private interment.