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Louie Benites Obituary
Louie Benites
Oct. 12, 1920-March 20, 2014
Resident of Niles, CA
Louie Benites at 93 yrs. old, passed away peacefully in his Niles home of 54 years on March 20, 2014. Louie was born in Providence of Hawaii to Francesca and Augustine Benites, en route to America from Spain. Louie graduated from San Leandro High, and later joined the US Navy where he was in WWII. He was aboard the U.S.S. Kula Gulf (CVE 108). He was married to his lovely wife, Alice for 64 years, who passed away January of 2012. Louie loved his family, baseball, basketball and football. He was a season ticket holder for the 49ers for over 50 years. Louie owned several butcher shops within the area, retiring in 1983. Louie is survived by his caring son, Alan Benites (wife Beverly) and daughter, Edna Jeffery, grandchildren, Scott Jeffery and Lindsey Benites, brother Augie Benites (wife Stacey). Louie was a son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. He was loved by all, including neighbors, friends and acquaintances. He will be missed. "In life I loved you dearly, in death I love you still, in my heart you hold a place, no one could ever fill." Louie is preceded in death by his sisters, Katie Sanchez, Mickey DeVera and Mary Miguel, brother Frank Benites. Services/Celebration at Louie's Niles residence on April 5, 2014 at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations to be sent to "American Hospice and Home Health Care Services" 613 1st St., Brentwood, CA 94513
Published in Contra Costa Times on Mar. 30, 2014
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