Jude Benavidez, age 44 of Santa Fe, NM passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018. He was predeceased by his father Maclovio Benavidez and brother Ron Valencia Sr., Nephew Stephen Jude Valencia.
Jude, will be dearly missed by his mother Lucresia (Lou) Valencia, fiancee and best friend Brenda Maes, his children and grandchildren, Michael (Jen) Joslynn, Izaac, Jude Jr. Maclovio, Jayden, Angelita Solis. Sisters and brothers: Gina Rivera his twin, Rosanne (Ralph) Pena, Darleen Romo, Angela Valencia, Manuel Valencia, Eric (Dolores), Steve (Yvette), and special friends Arthur Sr. (Therese) Maes, Arthur Jr. (Camille) Maes. And numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Jude was a kindhearted, loving person full of laughter, always willing to lend a hand. Jude's family would like to extend their thanks to everyone during this difficult time.
Memorial service will be at The Rock Fellowship 919 N. Riverside Drive Espanola, NM on Saturday July 7, 2018 at 12:00 noon.
The Family of Jude Michael Benavidez has entrusted the care of their beloved one to Avista Cremation & Burial.