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Former Rep. Nolan's daughter Katherine dies following battle with lung cancer

Katherine Bensen. Photo: KSTP. Katherine Bensen.

KSTP
Updated: September 15, 2020 08:07 PM
Created: September 15, 2020 07:59 PM

Former Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan's daughter Katherine Bensen has died after a long battle with stage four lung cancer. 

In a post on his Facebook page, Nolan announced that his daughter Katherine had died on Sept. 15 after a five and a half year battle against lung cancer. 

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Nolan says that Katherine carefully edited and wrote much of her own obituary, which you can read below. 

KSTP had covered Katherine's battle numerous times over the past five, and a half years and highlighted her fight to make clinical trials more widely available.


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