Raymond Walter Benshoof

December 18th, 1935June 19th, 2015

Raymond Walter Benshoof, 79, of Boulder, Colorado, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at his home.

Raymond was born December 18, 1935 in Boulder, Colorado, to Harvey Raymond Benshoof and Ruth (Wright) Benshoof.  Raymond joined the United States Air Force in 1954 and served in Georgia, Wyoming and Germany.  He was honorably discharged in 1958.  He joined the Air Force Reserves where he served his country for eight more years.  He married the love of his life, Mildred D. Zado on May 29, 1959.  They were married for 56 years.  Raymond was employed as a telecommunications installer for AT&T, where he worked until his retirement in 1995.  Raymond loved canoeing, fishing, and being outdoors.  He also volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America for over 30 years.  He loved helping young boys achieve their goals in scouting and was passionate about their success.   Raymond also loved spending time with his grandchildren and guiding them in life’s adventures.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Mildred D. Benshoof, one son, Raymond J. Benshoof of Layton, UT, two daughters, Jennifer E. Benshoof of Louisville, Colorado, and Leanne Treutlein of Clearfield, UT, seven grandchildren and one great granddaughter.  He was preceded in death by his parents Harvey and Ruth Benshoof and one infant son.



 Funeral services will be held Friday, June 26, 2015 at Northwest Church of Christ, 5255 West 98th Avenue, Westminster, CO 80020.  Viewing will be at 9:30 am with services following at 10:00 am.  Burial will follow at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, CO.  






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Dear Millie and family, We send our prayers, love, support and condolences. May God's love give all of you love and peace. May family and friends be there to give love and to give comfort. We count knowing your family as one of our blessings. We will see you Friday. Much love and prayers.
Somehow, I did not add our names to the previous message. It is from Chris nd Jeanne. Also, wanted to say we know how long Ray has been in failing health and we know how hard it has been for him and your family. We pray you find comfort in that he is well and whole, once again, with God. Love all of you bunches.