Honoring Our Heroes
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Lost Class Rings
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In Memory Of
Class of 1999
Passed Feb 24, 2004
Class of 1983
Passed Apr 16, 2009
Bonny L. Gabriel, 43, Agency, formerly of St. Joseph, passed away April 16, 2009, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Bonny was born to Bonny and Richard Danner Sr. in St. Joseph where she was a member of Hillcrest Bible Church and a 1983 graduate of Benton High School. She was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Preceding Bonny in death was her father Richard Danner Sr.
Bonny married Bryan Gabriel Aug. 18, 1989, in St. Joseph.
He survives her of the home along with one son, Adam Danner; two daughters, Autumn and Addylyn Gabriel.
She is also survived by her mother, Bonny Danner, St. Joseph; four brothers, Richard Jr., Ronald, and Randy Danner, all of St. Joseph, Robert Danner, Olathe, Kan.; three sisters, Linda Dillon, The Colony, Texas, Shirley Sanger, Lacombe, La, Beverly Murphy, St. Joseph; Bryanâ€™s grandmother, Ruby Ruark, St. Joseph; her in-laws, Stanley and Norma Gabriel, Agency; brother-in-laws, Brad Gabriel, Oxford, Mo., Curtis Gabriel, Agency; a sister-in-law, Cheryl Pohl, Wathena, Kan.
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, South Park Assembly of God Church with interment following in Agency Cemetery, Agency. Visitation: after noon Monday, Clark-Sampson Funeral Home, St. Joseph, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8: p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials gifts to their childrenâ€™s Scholarship Fund in care of Clark-Sampson Funeral Home.
Online obituary and condolences at www.clarksampson.com.
This is what was in the St. Joseph Newspress. I had her brother Robert as a friend on Facebook. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor and became very ill after starting chemo. I believe from reading his wall she was diagnosed and passed in a matter of weeks. I'm sure that Kim Wright was there to meet her when she passed. I played basketball with them both in 5th grade, they lived down the road from each other near Hyde Park and from what I could remember they were quite close before Kim passed before we started high school.
Class of 1967
Passed Sep 01, 1969
H&S CO, 3RD BN, 26TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
St Joseph, Missouri
September 21, 1969
RIP Brother, We Love you.
Class of 1971
Passed Jul 25, 2014
Born on December 22, 1952 in St. Joseph, Charly was a loving husband, father of three beautiful daughters and proud Papa of 11 grandchildren.
He graduated from Benton High School and the University of Missouri at Rolla with his Bachelor of Science in 1975 and with his Master of Science in 1976, both in nuclear engineering, both with high honors.
He retired from TVA in 2008 where he worked as a nuclear engineer and computer programmer.
Class of 1971
Passed Mar 14, 2013
Dan was born February 17, 1953 in St. Louis, Mo. He was a bass player for various local and Kansas City bands, ranging from Country to Classic Rock to R&B. Dan began sharing his musical talent with the high school band at Benton High School, where he graduated in 1971. Dan married Jackie Kotel on October 20, 2007 in St. Joseph.
Class of 1983
Passed Jun 13, 1999
Class of 1966
Passed Feb 29, 1968
Class of 1968
Passed Dec 08, 2000
At the time of her death, Janis was the librarian at Lafayette High School, and held that position for 27 years.
Class of 1982
Passed Oct 15, 2007
Class of 1999
Passed Oct 15, 2011
He passed awaty at 8:30 a.m on October 15, 2011. If anyone deserves the title of Mr. Benton High School it would Larry Hager. He sponsored the Yearbook, National Honor Society, Prometheans, Student Council and served on countless committees while at Benton.
Class of 1954
Passed Nov 27, 2020
Class of 1943
Passed May 03, 2018
Class of 1962
Passed Aug 09, 1992
Class of 1955
Passed Mar 27, 2007
He retired from the US Navy in 1975 after twenty years service, after which he worked at Winter Harbor Naval Base. He resided in Hancock for 30 years, near his wife's family, with whom he was very close. After the birth of his granddaughters, he and Arlene moved to Massachusetts to be near them.
Michael was an active member of the Franklin Veterans Club and belonged to a number of other organizations.
Michael's death was unexpected and he is mourned by his family and friends
Class of '92
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Class of 67 Picnic by the Lake!
BHS Class of 1967 Picnic by the Lake
All classmates class of 1967 are invited to our Picnic by the Lake on Septem...
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