September 17, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 217

Benjamin Isiah 'Benno' Kleimola

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.

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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...