Celestino Benavidez, age 83, a resident of Jarales, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Celestino, also known as Cele, was born in Casa Colorada ,on May 19, 1938.He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, and uncle. In his younger days, he was an Electrician. He enjoyed caring for his farm animals and gardening.
Cele was preceded in death by his parents Gaspar and Ursisinia Benavidez. Also by his brothers, Selso Benavidez, Jose (Pat) Benavidez, Gregorio Benavidez, Richard Benavidez and Louie Benavidez. Cele was survived by his wife Leonor Benavidez; his children, Frances Reyes, husband Manuel Reyes, Daniel Benavidez, wife Deborah Benavidez, Elizabeth Mora, husband Raul Mora, Celestino Benavidez Jr.,and Raymond Benavidez; grandchildren, Daniel Hurbina, wife Stephanie Hurbina, David Benavidez, Diego Benavidez, Deborah Valencia husband Robert Valencia, Rayanna Benavidez, Santino Archuleta, Frances Carbajal, husband Rob Carbajal, Manuel Reyes, Michael Brown wife Michaela Brown, Alexis Brown, Matthew Jaramillo ,Raymond Benavidez, Deelyla Benavidez, Daniel Martinez. Brothers, William Benavidez, wife Cecelia Benavidez, Raymond Benavidez, wife Maryann Benavidez Sister, Carol Gabaldon and many more nieces, nephews, and great-grand children.
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