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Obituary: Kenneth M Benich

1929-2015

1929-2015

Kenneth M Benich, 86, went to his heavenly father on September 29, 2015 in Cottonwood, AZ. He was born of his parents, Nay and Ima Benich on July 25, 1929 in Lone Wolf, OK.

His trade was as a sheet metal journeyman. He retired from the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in 1992, working as a skilled crane operator at the top level in the containment building.

He always enjoyed working in the garden. Neighbors and friends enjoyed his wonderful tasting tomatoes and other veggies that he gave them.

He leaves his wife Florence Benich and two children Jim L Benich of Anchorage, Alaska, Jesse Benich of Phoenix, and Dixie Chapman of Blackfoot, Idaho, & his stepchildren Greg Carbonneau of Holbrook, Gary Carbonneau of Chandler, Robert Carbonneau of Buckeye and Janet Hancock of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

He also has 25 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren. There will be a memorial for him on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 11 AM at the Sedona Building of the Church of Latter Day Saints, 160 Mormon Hill Road, Sedona, AZ.

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