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Gloria Alice Benavides

Gloria Alice Benavides

August 19, 1948 - July 21, 2019

Gloria Alice Benavides , 70 , of Lansing , Michigan , went to her heavenly home on 07/21/2019. She was born to parents Juan Rodriguez and Adelfa Rodriguez, on 08/19/1948 in Encinal, Texas. <br /> <br /> She enjoyed cats , music , cooking for everyone , Bold and the Beautiful and Young and the Restless Tv shows; she loved helping people even if they weren't her family. Any one who got the chance to experience her wonderful presence would tell you that she's the most strong and kind hearted person you ever met. Her greatest accomplishments were her children, her grandchildren, her great grandchildren and her many years of working at Clean Team USA . <br /> <br /> Gloria married to her spouse Genaro Benavides on May 31st, 1974 in Lansing , Michigan. Together they raised 6 rays of sunshine, their children: Elizabeth Gottschalk, Teresa Elias, Genaro Benavides Jr, Enrique Benavides, Gloria Hernandez, and Victoria Benavides. <br /> <br /> Gloria is survived by - <br /> Siblings: Janie (Rudy), Juan (Tefi), Hector(Esmi), Lupe, Carla (Tony) , Emily, and Mary (Allie). <br /> Children & Spouses: Elizabeth, Teresa, Genaro, Enrique & Sarah, Gloria & Job, Victoria & Timo <br /> Grandchildren : Lily, Juan, Yazmine, Justice, Ricardo, Veronica, Drix, Alexis, Miguel, Esperanza, Priscilla, Job, Tim, Julian, Joseph, Angelina, Jonathan, Gelina, Brooklyn <br /> Great grandkids: Charles , Alexander, Adrianna . <br /> <br /> She was preceded in death by - <br /> Parents : Juan Rodriguez, Adelfa Rodriguez <br /> Siblings: Albert Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez . <br /> Son in law: Lawrence Gottschalk <br /> <br /> In loving Memory of the most strong minded, hardworking, big hearted woman Gloria Alice Benavides; the best Sister, Mother, Wife, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Friend we could ask for. As Gloria would say "Don't cry she did it all for us" so in her honor remember all the good memories she left with us.

Services by
Skinner Funeral Home

101 West Jolly Road, Lansing, MI

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