DULUTH, Minn. — Benjamin Isiah “Benno” Kleimola died expectedly on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in St. Mary’s Hospice in Duluth, of terminal illness. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Ben was born July 18, 1986, in Ironwood, Mich., to his mother, Joann (Pelkola) Niemi, and father, the late Walter Kleimola.
He is survived by his mother, Joann Niemi; brother, William Kleimola; sister, Ellie Niemi; and girlfriend, Katie Martinez.
Benny was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed many outdoor activities. They ranged from fishing, hunting deer, running bear and chopping firewood...