Horacio Benavidez Hinojosa

08/15/1916 — 08/24/2004

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Agualeguas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Horacio Benavidez Hinojosa

. Horacio Benavidez Hinojosa, 88, of Richland, WA. died to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 24, 2004 at The Life Care of Richland. He was born August 15, 1916, in Agualeguas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and lived the majority of his life in the Yakima Valley and Tri-Cities, where he raised his children. Mr. Hinojosa was a farm worker for his entire career until he retired. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Granger. Horacio married Florencia Diaz on October 31, 1942. In 1971, he became a U.S. citizen, which he was very proud of.

Horacio is survived by his sons, Jose Domingo Hinojosa, Pete Hinojosa, Juan Hinojosa; daughters, Lorie Tiliano, Lupita Rodriguez, Rosie Robillard, Janie Ruiz, Felipa Rubio, Mary Benavidez, Nina Juarez and Linda Garcia; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Hinojosa Vela; mother, Rosa Benavidez; brothers, Juan Hinojosa and Umbert Hinojosa; wife Florencia Diaz Hinojosa and daughter, Ernestina Hinojosa.

Prior to passing away, Mr. Hinojosa was very happy to have had the opportunity to celebrate his 88 birthday with his family. Mr. Hinojosa was an avid fisherman who enjoyed fishing very much.

Visitation will be on Saturday, August 28, 2004 from 9 to 1 p.m., and Sunday August 29, 2004 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Einan’s Funeral Home followed by the Rosary service at 6 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2004 at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 608 Ave. E., Granger, WA with burial to follow in the Zillah City Cemetery. Flowers can be sent c/o Einan’s Funeral Home, 915 By-Pass Highway, Richland, WA 99352.

Horacio was a very loving, caring and humble man that will be greatly missed by is family, relatives and friends.

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