Rafael Benites

1927 ~ 2019

Benites - Rafael P. Benites aged 91 of Grand Rapids, passed away, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Olivia Benites; son, Roberto Benites. Rafael is survived by his children, Carlos (Jenive) Benites, Rane (Cheryl) Benites, Ray (Chris) Benites, Irma (Juan) Fajardo, Richardo (Debbie) Benites, Jose (Shelly) Benites, Rafael Benites Jr.; 20 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren. Rafael retired from Kindel Furniture Company after 30 years of service. To share a photo, memory and sign the family’s online guestbook please visit www.stegengafuneralchapel.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Rafael Paris Benites please visit our Sympathy Store.

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January 28, 2019 7:00pm

Ron, Ray, and Irma-so sorry to here of your father’s passing. He was such a gentle soul.  Sheryl (Schaap) Offringa

- sheryl offringa

January 28, 2019 7:00pm

I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Benites' passing. I had the honor and pleasure of being his literacy tutor many years ago and will always remember him as a kind and gentle man. I hold his family in my heart.

- Kitty Carpenter

January 23, 2019 7:00pm

I will miss you everyday grandpa!!!

- jennifer




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