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CECILE BENISH

Cecile Benish, better known as Honey, passed away the morning of Oct. 2, 2008 with her daughter at her side.

Diagnosed with Alzheimer's, she spent her last two years at Larkspur Lodge with family going to play "Kings Corners" with her often. She was born April 18, 1918 in Ukiah, CA. She graduated from San Francisco Beauty School in 1937. She fell in love with William Benish and they married May 18, 1940. She gave up her career to become a wonderful wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2003 and her son, Bill Benish earlier this year.

She is survived by her daughter, Jackie Bowden/Sanders of Oroville; six grandchildren, Jimmy Bowden, Jennifer Harmon, Jaylene Hanson, Cyndi Pace, Tammy DaBol and Shannon Sloan; plus 12 great-granchildren.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 8, 2008
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