Izilia U. Benavides, age 93, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was born in Blanco, NM on October 21, 1926, to Casimiro and Teresa Saiz.
Izilia was a strong Christian and put her confidence in her Savior, Jesus Christ. She sang in the choir at church and her Bible verse was Romans 8: 38-39. She was on a bowling league and loved to crochet, walk, dance and garden in her spare time.
She is preceded in death by her parents Casimiro and Teresa Saiz; husband, Remigio Benavides; son Carl Benavides; daughter-in-law Teresa Benavides; and 16 siblings.
Izilia is survived by son, Keith (Vera) Benavides of Albuquerque, NM; daughter Janelle (Brian) McGill of Silver City, NM; grandchildren: Adrienne (Jenson) Battke, Jonathan Benavides and fiancée Josie, Shawn Benavides, Ryan (Samantha) Benavides, Jacob McGill, Joshua McGill, Kylie Benavides and Jaime Benavides.
A Memorial Service will be held on February 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Daniels Family Funeral Services, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE in Albuquerque. A Reception will follow the service in the Sun Room.
Daniels Family Funeral Services
7601 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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