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Obituary: Bennyhoff, Douglas George, Sr.

Age 70

BENNYHOFF, Douglas George, Sr. (Age 70) Douglas “Doug”, “Papa” George Bennyhoff Sr. passed away while visiting his son and his family in the Spokane Valley on April 26th. He was born in Great Falls, MT on August 1st 1942. He owned his own floor covering business, Benny’s Floor Store, with is brother for many years before retiring. He is survived by his wife of over 48 years Sharon, his daughter Tracy (Will) Mahaffey and son Brett Bennyhoff of Great Falls, MT and son Doug (Sarah) Bennyhoff Jr. of Spokane Valley along with a sister Nancy (Dick) Barnes also of Great Falls. He also had five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Papa enjoyed traveling the Northwest visiting family, golfing and spending time with his grandkids. Services will be held in Great Falls, MT on May 14 times to be determined. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doug’s name to The ISAAC Foundation, P. O. Box 19202, Spokane, WA 99219 ( to assist children with autism.