Elmer J. Bensing, 80, died Wednesday at his home. He was a retired payroll clerk for the old K.A. Barker Construction Co.; an Army veteran of World War II; a life member of Ex-POWs Ex-POWs Ex-POWs of World War II, National and 'Kentuckiana American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans; and a member of American Legion Post 220 and Chapel Hill United Church of t Christ. ! Survivors: his wife, the former Thelma W. Weidner; a son, Donald R. Bensing; a daughter, Janice L. Pope; brothers Howard and Jack Bensing; ; sisterS Nancy L. Waddell and June B. McNally; and three grandchildren. Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, Owen, 5317 Dixie Highway. Burial: Evergreen. Evergreen. Visitation: 1-4 1-4 1-4 and 6-9 6-9 6-9 p.m. Sunday. Memorial gifts: his church or Hospice Hospice of Louisville.