Obituary: Ben M. Kaplan |

Obituary: Ben M. Kaplan

Aspen Times staff report

Ben M. Kaplan died March 24 in Redstone.

He was born Jan. 6, 1907, in Chicago, Ill. He moved from Port Huenerne, Calif. about a year and a half ago to be with his daughter in Colorado. Kaplan was a California business owner for 18 years after retiring from Teamsters Union No. 770 Produce Clerks.

A private family service will be held in California on Wednesday, March 31, at noon.

Survivors include daughter Sandra Lee Kaplan of Redstone; son Jerry Kaplan of Newburg, Ore.; sisters Molly Ray of Los Angeles and Doris Kaplan of Ventura, Calif.; grandchildren Lori and Rick Kaplan of California; and many nieces and nephews.

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