Marie graduated from Belleville Township High School East in 1985. She had earned medals in bowling from the Special Olympics. Marie loved latch hook.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Rose, nee Jordi, Benavidez.
Surviving are two brothers, Paul Benavidez and James (Vanessa) Benavidez;
a sister, Cynthia Benavidez;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice or the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville IL, following the visitation.