A memorial service is set for Friday December 13th at Sacred Heart Church in Palm Desert for long-time Palm Desert City Councilwoman Jean Benson.
The service begins at 3 in the afternoon.
Benson passed away on Tuesday November 26th.
She was elected to the very first city council in Palm Desert when the city was incorporated in 1973.
Benson spent 32 years on the city council, serving as Mayor 6 times, before she retired in 2014 at the age of 90.
Benson was with the WAVES in the U-S Navy during World War II.
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