Sent by:Gregg Hackett
On: April 11th, 2011 at 5:44pm
I wish I had had a chance to meet your Dad. I enjoyed hearing your fine stories about him on our trips from Fargo to Jamestown. My condolences to you and your family.
Sent by:Jeff Wilhelm
On: April 11th, 2011 at 6:12pm
Jamestown has lost a true legend and I have lost a dear friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you Annie, Mark, Debby, Sherry and Amy! So glad I got to spend some time with him last time I was back in Jamestown! God bless you all and your families.
Sent by:Corinne (Braaten) Gasal
On: April 11th, 2011 at 7:31pm
Debby ~ My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I always enjoyed seeing your father & mother at bingo and on some of the charter trips to Laughlin that i had gone on. He will be truly missed!
Sent by:Ken Voigt
On: April 11th, 2011 at 8:57pm
Deb and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. Thank you for your Dad's service to our great country.
Class of 74 U.S.N. Retired
Sent by:Diann & Paul Bennin
On: April 11th, 2011 at 10:31pm
We are so sorry to hear about Ben. Our prayers are with the whole family. He was a special man, and we enjoyed our times we spent with him. We know he will be missed by the whole family. We're sorry we can't be at the funeral with you, but we will be in CA at our grandsons graduation from Marines Basic Training. Our love to all of you.
Diann & Paul
Sent by:Roger and Arlene Reierson
On: April 12th, 2011 at 8:51am
Sorry to hear of your loss. Losing a father is very hard. Our prayers are with you all.
Sent by:Chuck and Lana (Foss) McLean
On: April 12th, 2011 at 11:51am
What a shock to find out that one of my parents BEST friends from the good old days has passed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. He was a legend from his time.
Sent by:Emily Buckingham
On: April 12th, 2011 at 12:48pm
Ann and Family,
As I have told you all countless times, you are amazing. I know this was a very trying time for all of you, but the support that you gave him and eachother is something that I will strive for with my own family. Ben was truly blessed to call you family.
I miss seeing your faces around here but I am glad that Ben has moved on and you can be at peace.
I wish you all the best and if we ever see eachother again I am hopeful it will be at Walmart. :)
Emily B RN
Sent by:Ken Zimney
On: April 12th, 2011 at 12:49pm
Our hearts and prayers go out to Ann and her family. Ben always made you smile when he walked into a room.
Sent by:Teri Bennett Undem
On: April 12th, 2011 at 2:46pm
Deb and family, Sorry for the loss of your dad. You are in my thought and prayers at this time of loss.
Sent by:Darwin and Helen Fisher
On: April 12th, 2011 at 5:31pm
Sorry to hear about Ben, he was quite a guy, we'll miss him.
Sent by:Damaris Qual
On: April 12th, 2011 at 6:43pm
Annie, So sorry to hear about Ben. We'll miss joking around with him at Bingo. Just wanted to let you know we are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.
Sent by:Rick and Faye Majerus
On: April 12th, 2011 at 10:46pm
Sorry to hear of Ben's passing. He was a great guy and alot of fun to be around. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Take Care.
Sent by:clayton&pearl Bertsch
On: April 13th, 2011 at 9:34am
Thinking of you-Hang on to words of encouragement and absorb the love of friends and family and slowly it will ease your loss. Remembering Ben in Bowling with Clayton, and Bingo at the Eagles! God bless.
Sent by:Henry C. Fietzek Jr.
On: April 13th, 2011 at 12:21pm
Very sorry to hear about Ben. I took my first flying lesson at Jamestown Aviation and later Mark hired me to work there too. Ben was a good person always fun to talk with about flying and airplanes. He will be greatly missed by all.
Sent by:Jim Boyd
On: April 13th, 2011 at 12:33pm
I got to know Ben the last few years at the airport and church. We had fun joking with each other. Ben will truly be missed!
Sent by:Si and Martha Liechty
On: April 13th, 2011 at 1:08pm
We've known Ben and some of the family for many years through Skymaster Flying Club, aircraft service and rentals. Sorry to hear of his passing. Our prayers are for comfort for the family.
Si and Martha Liechty
Sent by:Gary L Stenson
On: April 13th, 2011 at 2:43pm
Sorry to hear about Ben. Always enjoyed visiting with him when arriving and departing the Jamestown airport. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Sent by:Lora and Jerry (Bjugstad) fisher
On: April 13th, 2011 at 5:13pm
Debbie and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father and want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you all and help you remember all the wonderful memories.
God Bless you all,
Jerry and Lora
Sent by:Terry Janke
On: April 13th, 2011 at 7:14pm
Debby, sorry to see your dad passed. Thanks to him for introducing me to airplanes, and giving me my first ride when I was a little boy.
Sent by:Debra Boss Dohn
On: April 14th, 2011 at 2:31pm
Sherry and family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of you Dad. I remember him so well, that smile. Please know that my thoughts and prays are with you and all your family.
Sent by:Linda Richardson Heier
On: April 14th, 2011 at 2:44pm
My deepest sympathy to Ann,Mark,Sherry,Debby and Amy. I was just thinking of Ben acouple of weeks ago that I should look him up the next time I go home. I will always remember the good times we had when I worked with him at Jamestown Aviation. He was a great man. How are you doing Mark? My prayers are with all of you. Mark if you get a chance give me call, I would like to know how your family is doing. My phone is 701-293-8500 cell, I live in Fargo. God Bless.
Sent by:angela reidburn
On: April 14th, 2011 at 9:36pm
My mom, Kathy Kvislen, wanted me to pass on her condolences concerning the death of your father. We are deeply sorry for your loss and will continue to send prayers of support to your entire family. Peace be with you all.
Sent by:Reuben and Clarice Liechty
On: April 18th, 2011 at 6:18pm
Dear Ann and family,
Our paths have crossed many times over the decades. We will always have good memories of Ben. What a man. Life was too short for him. Our sympathy to all of you. Cherish your memories.
Reuben and Clarice
Sent by:Sandy Borthwick
On: April 23rd, 2011 at 2:02pm
Amy and the rest of the Meier family: My sister forwarded me Ben's obituary from the Jamestown Sun. I was so sorry to hear of his passing. I haven't seen you or your family for years, but have many good memories from years ago. Just wanted to let you know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Sent by:Debby Miedema
On: May 9th, 2011 at 9:00am
Dad, I miss you!!! you were taken from us way to soon. I know you could have made a big difference in many more lives for at least another 8-10 years but God said enough Ben, you need to slow down and rest, and you would not do that on your own, even though you tried to. You were by far the hardest, most dedicated to your business man I have or will ever know, period and for that, I have learned very valuable lessons and you have made me a very successful business owner, myself.But yu're now going to live the life you deserve. You are in the most wonderful place with your and my, Father, God. I know Jesus was waiting for you at those pearly gates, and said "good work by good and trusted son, glad to have you back home" and one day I will be there will you and I can't wait. Keep the light on!" I love you with all of my heart and soul. Your daughter Debby.
Sent by:Conni Meier
On: October 9th, 2011 at 9:13pm
Ann, my thoughts to you & your family.