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Benavidez (AP)
jaime i. benavidez

Posted on Sept. 6, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Sept. 22, 1985 - Sept. 1, 2013

ELKHART — Jaime I. Benavidez, 27, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.

He was born Sept. 22, 1985, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Israel R. Benavidez and Martha (Rivas) Solis. He married Edna Villanueva in Fort Wayne in 2011.

Survivors include his wife, Edna of Fort Wayne; son Saul Benavidez of Elkhart; mother Martha Solis of Elkhart; stepfather Fidel Solis of Elkhart; brothers Ismael Benavidez and Everardo Solis, both of Elkhart; and sister Olivia Solis of Elkhart.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A funeral service will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, followed by a visitation from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., all at Waterman Westbrook Clouse Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service.

He was a Christian.

Memorials may be made to the family.