Judge Roger Alan Benson
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 17, 1932
  • Place of birth:
    Joliet, Illinois, United States
  • Date of passing: Feb 10, 2017
  • Place of passing:
    Bourbonnais, Illinois, United States
Kind, Caring, a Good Listener... Words we hear often about Roger Benson.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Roger Benson, 84, born on September 17, 1932 and passed away on February 10, 2017. We will remember him forever.

Wake and Funeral Information:
Clancy Funeral Home
295 Main Street NW
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

1.  Wake - Thursday, February 16th from 4 to 8 pm
2.  Funeral  - Friday, February 17th  at10 am 
3.  Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum in Bourbonnais

Memorials may be made to:
1.  Illinois Elks Children's Care Corporation
2.  Kankakee Community College Paralegal Program

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Billie Burrell on 26th May 2017

"I was a pro sa plaintiff appearing  in  Judge Benson Court with the defendants' attorney Mr. A .B. Who insisted on calling me that woman,I respectfully ask Judge Benson to tell the attorney to refer to me as the Plaintiff, or mrs. Burrell, he did it several more times,I was quiet for a moment and I  look at Judge BensonI, He said to Mr. B if  you refer to mrs. Burrell as that woman again I am going to hold you in contempt of Court. I look at mr. B. and His face got beet red! I simple said thank you YourHonor. He inturned said I will take this matter under advisement, I though then that I wold win , but he wa respectfully of an attorney against a pro se person. He did  ruled in my favor. I always did respect him , He just up his charter bar to the  highest level. To his family : I only new his as a Judge.
Rest in Peace Judge Benson"

This tribute was added by JUdy Jensen on 14th February 2017

"I was Roger's massage therapist for many years.  I have been through many ups and downs with him.  I will miss our times together.  He was a very special man.  He truly loved his family.  He always had kind words about them.  I will miss him."

This tribute was added by Kirsten Steeves on 14th February 2017

"To say Roger was the epitome of class and distinction is an understatement.  Our hearts break as we know that Roger and Nancy had a true bond and one of the most loving marriages ever.  He will be greatly missed, but forever loved, and we will be reunited with him in heaven, where he is, in the meantime, advocating for us!!!! xoxo"

This tribute was added by Barbara Conwill on 14th February 2017

"I worked for Roger for many years . he was a very nice and caring person e will be missed"

This tribute was added by Amy Martin on 13th February 2017

"I am so sorry and my deepest sympathy to you and the family.  Roger was always a joy to see come into the Court House and would always sing to me Once in love with Amy. Even though his was not feeling well he'd have a smile. God bless and the memories will always be there."

This tribute was added by Kim Senesac Hazzard on 12th February 2017

"I'm sorry for your loss Edith I never met your father but I know my parents knew him"


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This memorial is administered by:

Eydie Beaver
David Benson
Lisa Toulon

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