Benny BenefieldBenny Benefield, 34, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at his home in Grand Forks, ND.
Benny Benefield, 34, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 10th, 2010 at his home in Grand Forks, ND.
Benny John Benefield was born on August 15, 1975, in Okinawa, Japan, the son of Roger Benefield and Karen (Grandboise) Benefield. Benny spent most of his childhood traveling the United States and overseas with his family in the United States Air Force. Benny worked in the Heating and Air Conditioning industry in Kansas City, KS, and Grand Forks. Benny attended Red River High School in Grand Forks, ND and graduated with the Class of 1993. He settled in Grand Forks and met Kori Anderson in 1999. They had a daughter, Kylie Benefield, whom he adored and loved very much. Kori's eldest daughter, Davian, held a very special place in Benny's heart. Benny enjoyed fishing, woodworking and cooking with family and friends. Benny will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.
He is survived by his daughter, Kylie Benefield; his parents, Karen and Kurt Gamache, and Roger Benefield and Tanja Strecker; sister, Tammy Weir; brother, Rodney Benefield; 5 nephews, Lyle, Zachary, Brandon, Colton, and Mason; grandparents, John Grandboise and Imogene Barnett.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Dorothy Grandboise; grandfather, Lyneul Bennefield; stepgrandfather, John L. Hill; and uncles, Gary and Robert Grandboise.
Memorial Service: 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at Stennes Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN
Visitation: One hour before Memorial Service at Stennes Funeral Home of East Grand Forks, MN
Online Guestbook: www.stennesfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, Minnesota