(Benson MN-) Former Benson Mayor Paul Kittelson passed away Saturday at the Swift County-Benson Hospital. He was 83. Kittelson was mayor from 1994 to 2014 and had been a teacher in the Benson School District from 1964 to his retirement in 1993. He is survived by wife Janice, three children and several grand children and great grand children. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Benson.