Benbo, Desirah Lynn (January 10, 1996 - March 21, 2000)

Desirah Lynn Benbo

Douglas Budget - March 29, 2000

Funeral liturgy for Desirah Lynn Benbo, 4, was held March 27 at Saint James Catholic Church in Douglas with Father Andrew Duncan as Celebrant. Vigil for the Deceased was held March 26 at Converse Funeral Chapel. Interment was in Douglas Park Cemetery.

Desirah died March 21 at Children's Hospital in Denver following an accident sustained at her home on March 20. She was born Jan. 10, 1996, in Douglas to David Lee Benbo and Amber Jean Hildebrand. She loved riding horses, going to softball games and fishing.

She is survived by her parents, Amber and David of Douglas; sister Tristin Marie Benbo of Douglas; maternal grandparents Loretta and Cowboy Hildebrand of Douglas; paternal grandparents Rick and Ann Benbo of Douglas; maternal great-grandparents Marg and Albert Hildebrand of Douglas; paternal great-grandparents Christina Sanchez of Douglas and Shirley and Raymond Brown of Lusk; maternal great-great-grandmother Mable Eggleston of Wheatland; Godparents Angie and Al Meza of Douglas; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Serving as pallbearers were Rich Benbo, Cowboy Hildebrand, Shawn Hildebrand and Al Meza. Honorary pallbearers were all her family and friends.

Memorials to the Desirah Benbo Memorial Fund, Converse County Bank, P.O. Box 689 would be appreciated by the family. Converse Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.


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