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.
Ron, Ray, and Irma-so sorry to here of your father’s passing. He was such a gentle soul. Sheryl (Schaap) Offringa
- sheryl offringa
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
I will miss you everyday grandpa!!!