Sept. 9, 1925 - Dec. 5, 2011
Lloyd E. Benzel passed away peacefully Dec. 5, 2011 at the Milton Freewater Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Lloyd was born to Jacob and Elizabeth Foltz Benzel in Walla Walla on Sept. 9, 1925. He attended local schools and graduated from Walla Walla High School. He was a bookkeeper and dispatcher for Garrett Freight Company which later became Inland Motor Freight.
Lloyd is survived by his brother, Harold Benzel of Walla Walla, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edward Benzel and Howard Benzel; sisters, Clara Osborn and Frances Foltz; and a baby brother, Delbert Benzel.
Viewing and visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Friday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St., Walla Walla. The graveside funeral service will be on Friday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery with Chaplain Walt Meske officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice through the funeral home. xxxx