Obituary: Marcos Benites 1961 - 2012

Marcos Benites

Marcos Benites

Marcos Benites, 50 of Clarkdale, passed away on June 11, 2012.

He was born on July 13, 1961 in Phoenix, AZ to Eufemio Cruz Benites and Patsy Ruth Benites.

Marcos attended Alhambra High for 12 years and then received his Bachelors from NAU.

He worked for Catholic Charities.

Marcos enjoyed playing guitar, signing, golf and playing with his grandsons.

Marcos was a kind, giving, free spirit who loved his wife, his children and his grandsons very deeply.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Marcos was preceded in death by his parents Eufemio and Patsy and brother Joseph Bryon Benites.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Kathleen Benites; sons Daniel Marmos Benites of Clarkdale and Eufemio Louis Benites of Texas; daughter Sarah Ann Benites Wells (Nick) of Texas; brothers Richard David Benites (Elena) of California and Ray Martin Benites (Suzie) of Texas; sister Debra Bettack (Joseph) of Wisconsin and grandchildren Colin Eufemio Benites, Jonathan Cruz Benites, Braeden Anthony Wells, Rylan Martin Wells and Kason Kenneth Wells.

There are no public services planned.

An online guestbook is available at

Information provided by survivors


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