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Kathleen Benavidez

February 14, 1940 — October 8, 2015

Benavidez, Kathleen (Kathy)
Age 75, passed away early Thursday morning, October 8, 2015. She was born in Chicago, IL and moved to New Mexico in 1945. Kathy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Kathy is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Tom R. Benavidez; sons, Tomas R. Benavidez and wife, Melissa, Michael R. Benavidez and son/grandson Michael M. Benavidez and wife, Vickie and their sons, Michael-Rey and Lawerence Benavidez; granddaughters, Danielle A. Sufuentes (Juan), Justeen K. Benavidez-Sanderson (Evan), Alexondria R. Benavidez, Marissa Benavidez-Ricci, Zaylee R. Benavidez; grandson, Evan Ludi; great granddaughter, Blue K. Sufuentes; sister Joseph Marie Jacobsen OSB; brother Donald Jacobsen and many other family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, youngest son, David R. Benavidez; granddaughter Hope Benavidez and great grandson Tomas Rey Benavidez. Kathy will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015, 12:00 pm, at St. Edwin Catholic Church, 2105 Barcelona Rd SW. Interment to follow at Polvadera Cemetery, Polvadera, NM.
To view information or leave a condolence please visit
Garcia Mortuary
717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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