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Official Obituary of

Nicholas "Nick" Shawn-Kenneth Benson

June 8, 2000 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 23) 23 Years Old

Nicholas "Nick" Benson Obituary

Nicholas Shawn-Kenneth Benson, 23, of South Bend passed away on February 18, 2024. Nicholas was born to Jamie Heritz and Shawn Benson in Mishawaka, IN, on June 8, 2000. Nick graduated from Penn High School and went on to work in construction, join the Carpenters Union as well as become an accomplished mechanic.

Nick is survived by the pride and joy of his life, his son, Bentley Benson; parents, Jamie Heritz and Shawn (Tasha) Benson; step-father, Shawn Smith;  siblings, Christian, Julian, and Micheal Smith, Annalise, Aubree and Gavin Benson, Braxton and Gabriel Fleese; grandparents, Jo Triolo, Joe (Gloria) Ard; aunts and uncles, Lisa Buford, Jessica Rock, Casey Triolo (Jonathan Choy), Joshua Buford, Amanda Heritz, Brandon Heritz, Angel Smith, Tina Smith, Melissa Smith, Stacy Roberts and Shelley Groaning; nephew, Vincent Smith; many cousins as well as extended family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charlie Jr. (Michelle) Heritz, John (Janice) Benson and great grandparents, Celia Flowers and Charles Sr. (Ella) Heritz.

Nick enjoyed working with his hands and assisted many friends and family members with their mechanical needs. He was always willing to lend a helping hand in any way he could for others. Nick loved the outdoors, mostly spending time in or on the water swimming and fishing. He enjoyed wearing his cowboy boots, riding motorcycles and was known for his bright personality and smile that could light up a room. More than anything else Nick loved to spend time with his son, Bentley.

 A funeral service in Nick’s honor will be held at 4pm on Wednesday, February 28th.in Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka. Friends may visit with the family after the service until 6pm in the funeral home.

Donations may be made in to Hahn Funeral Home to cover funeral expenses, any donations that exceed the funeral expenses will be held in trust for his son Bentley.

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Funeral Service
Wednesday
February 28, 2024

4:00 PM
Hahn Funeral Home
505 W 8th Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Visitation
Wednesday
February 28, 2024

4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Hahn Funeral Home
505 W 8th Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

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