POWERS - Kenneth Paul Benson, 96, of Powers, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Ken was born on Feb. 28, 1918, in Nadeau, to the late Andrew G. and Hannah (Christensen) Benson. Ken proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. On Aug. 30, 1953, Ken married the former Olive LeBeau. Olive preceded him in death on Feb. 11, 2006. Ken owned and operated a dairy farm for many years and enjoyed showing dairy cattle for many years at the U.P. State Fair. Ken was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, the VFW and the Powers/Spalding Lions Club.