Ben Whitmer

Dec 8, 1961 - Oct 18, 2016


Ben is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca, and their 5 children. Ben and Rebecca were sealed in the Oakland, CA temple on November 3, 1990. His daughter, Jessica, is married to John Jones, and they welcomed baby Peterson Grant Jones into the family four weeks ago. His son, Benjamin, is married to Rachel, and they have a two year old son, Carter, and are expecting a baby in April. His son, Bradley, is serving a mission in Fukuoka, Japan, and will return home in February 2017. His son, Jordan, is preparing to serve a mission next year, and his youngest daughter, Shelby, will be graduating high school in 2018.

Contributions can be made to Ben’s memorial fund at:

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624


  • Guillermo Martinez says:

    On behalf of myself and our staff please accept our condolences on your sudden loss

  • Ronald Whitmer says:

    With love for a great friend and little brother. Ben will be missed until I see you again in the royal courts above.

  • Sue Williams says:

    Our deepest condolences to your entire family. May you all eventually find great peace and joy in your memories of Ben.

  • Rick Frisk says:

    God Bless Your Familey and Ben R I P Kid you were a great one I and thank got we caught can rember when you and Cindy build a fire in your fort you two build we caught it before you burned the fence down

  • Eric Lawson says:

    Shocked and saddened, but I know that heaven received a great man, and we will all be together again in the eternities. My condolences to Ben’s family.

  • Art San Juan says:

    Sorry for your loss may god bless your family and our prayers are with you and yours. RIP your friend Art San Juan

  • Cyndi Harden Neal says:

    I am saddened to hear of Ben’s passing. May Heavenly Father bless your family during this time.

  • Janis Halliwell says:

    Dear Whitmer Family , So sad to hear this news. We will be praying for you all during this time. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). The Lord will wrap His arms of love and comfort around those who trust in Him. Lots of love The Halliwells

  • Veronica Mora says:

    Dear Whitmer Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that your minds and hearts will be comforted at this difficult time.

  • Vikki mcallister says:

    Sorry for your lost Family is in my prayers

  • Susan & Jim Bertrand says:

    Sharon, We were so sorry to hear about Ben’s passing, our prayers are with you and your family.

  • John Musgrove says:

    Dear Whitmer family, I am deeplybsorry for your loss. I was lucky to know Ben as a teammate in high school. I am grateful for the kindness and friendship he showed me. We have lost a wonderful man. May peace be with you in your time of need.

  • Olivia McGinnis says:

    Dear Whitmer family, I never met your dad but what I have heard was that he was a great father and I know that if we did meet that we would have hit it off . Sorry about your loss you will meet up again in heaven.

  • Camille Morley Gonzales says:

    I new the Whitmer family mostly through my brothers. I’m truly sorry to hear that Ben has passed. My condolences to the Whitmer the family

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