Gary Edward Benson, 65, of Soldiers Grove, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Bland Bekkedal Hospice Center in Viroqua. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Soldiers Grove. Pastor Carrie Anderson will officiate. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until the time of the service. The Sime Funeral Home in Readstown is assisting the family. The family would like to thank all those who have shown support during this difficult time. A special thank you to Dr. Paul Bergquist, Dr. Lucas Readinger and the staff at the Bland Bekkedal Hospice Center and to Dr. Bhaskar and the team at Gundersen Health Systems of La Crosse for your compassionate service while Gary was in your care.