Robert Lee Benmark
Last updated 11/13/2019 at 4:56pm
Robert Lee Benmark, 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.
He was the son of the late Austin and Edna Kintner Benmark. He was preceded in death by two sisters, one brother and one great-granddaughter.
He was stricken with Polio at age 14 and struggled with the effects of that disease all of his life. Determined not to let the disease define him, although crippled by its effects, he provided for his family by farming, driving a truck and owning a business until his retirement to Grand Marais, Mich., on the shore of Lake Superior. When his health began to decline he moved to the mil...