(1924 - 2006)
Ben Konis was active/lived in Texas, New Jersey. Ben Konis is known for portrait, genre, and landscape painting, commercial art.
Biography Ben Konis
Artist's obituary in The Amarillo Globe-News Online
Publication Date: 07/27/06
Ben Konis, 82, of Amarillo died Tuesday, July 25, 2006.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Thomas the Apostle
Church with Monsignor Joseph Tash as celebrant, and military rites by
DAV Chapter 26. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral
Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ben Konis was born April 28, 1924, in Perth Amboy, N.J., to Mary and
Peter Paulinkonis, who were recent immigrants from Lithuania. Ben
was the youngest of five children. He spoke no English when he
started school, but was already adept at drawing.
After high school, Ben served his country as an Army s
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