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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: BENIS; Gus Pete-4/5/2005-USA/TX
Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 17:24:36 +0100


Beloved husband and father, GUS PETE BENIS, age 66, passed away at his home
in Hempstead, TX on May 4, 2005. Born October 25, 1938, Gus graduated from
San Jacinto High School in Houston. He served in the U.S. Army and Army
Intelligence from 1962 to 1964. Gus was a faithful member of Notre Dame
Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus for many years. He served as the
president of Alief Little League for many years and was honored to have the
baseball fields at George Bush Park named after him. Gus worked for
Weingarten Inc., Cameron Iron Works, Lawrence Marshall Dealerships, and the
Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Gus is survived by wife, Connie
Marshall Benis; children, Cindy and Kevin Yoakum, Barbara and Kevin Hough,
Pete Gus Benis, Chris and Trina Benis, and Chris and Heather Gilbert; and
grandchildren, Dillon and Ashley Yoakum, and Ethan, Wesley and Joshua Hough.
Gus was preceded in death by parents, Pete Gus Benis and Barbara Overstreet;
and brother, George Benis. Services will be held at Canon Funeral Home in
Waller, TX at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 7, 2005 with Minister Eugene Dewveall
officiating. Visitation will be Friday, May 6, 2005 from 6 - 9pm at Canon
Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Waller Cemetery. Gus enjoyed
spending time outdoors and his home in Hempstead and was a talented
craftsman. He dearly loved his family and friends and was loved by everyone
who met him. He will be greatly missed.
Canon Funeral Home
Waller, TX

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