Frank F. “Ben” Kist, age 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, May 28, 2022. Ben was born in Cincinnati to the late Frank A. and Anne (Deignan) Kist. He graduated from Roger Bacon High School and served our country in the United State Army. He retired from John Morrell & Company after 30 plus years, and in his second act, from HMI Distributors. Ben was a loving husband and father, an avid golfer, and a really funny guy. Surviving him are his daughters Susan Butcher of Cincinnati, Nancy O’Reilly (Darby) of Novi, MI, and Jennifer Catanzaro (Michael) of Cincinnati; grandsons Matthew, Brandon (Ruth) and Daniel Butcher and Benjamin Cooper O’Reilly; and two beautiful great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife and biggest fan of 56 years, Marilyn; and his two sisters Mary and Catherine Kist. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati Blue Ash, 4310 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242.