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In Memory of

Elizabeth Louise Benenate

November 16, 1923 - November 18, 2016

Obituary


Elizabeth (Elsie) Louise Bezner Benenate, was born on NOvember 16, 1923, in Lindsay, Texas to Joseph & Margaret (Schmitz) Bezner, and died peacefully on November 18, 2016, in her Farmers Branch home. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Frank A. Benenate.

Elsie is survived by her five children, Dr. Joseph Benenate, D.O., of Dallas, Marguerite Kell & husband Don of Plano, Jane Benenate of Farmers Branch, Frank Benenate, Jr. of Carrollton and Marie Goldis & husband Mark of Carrollton. Ten Grandchildren: Dr.'s Chanel & husband Ed, Brandon &...

Elizabeth (Elsie) Louise Bezner Benenate, was born on NOvember 16, 1923, in Lindsay, Texas to Joseph & Margaret (Schmitz) Bezner, and died peacefully on November 18, 2016, in her Farmers Branch home. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Frank A. Benenate.

Elsie is survived by her five children, Dr. Joseph Benenate, D.O., of Dallas, Marguerite Kell & husband Don of Plano, Jane Benenate of Farmers Branch, Frank Benenate, Jr. of Carrollton and Marie Goldis & husband Mark of Carrollton. Ten Grandchildren: Dr.'s Chanel & husband Ed, Brandon & wife Whitney, Amy & husband Marco, Ezekiel, Jacob, Jessica, Tony, Brianna & husband Eric, Joey & Jacquelyn. Twelve Great-Grandchildren: Cole, Blake, Madelyn, Stella, Micha, Shiloh, Raeha, Zoe, Shane, Madynn, Marco & Jaxon. Brother Joseph Bezner and Sister, Dorothy Zimmerer.

Anyone who knew Elsie, knew that she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her family was her most prized possession. She was a member of Catholic Daughters for 25 years. She was patient, loving, sweet and never complained. She loved volunteering for Red Cross, knitting blankets, baby caps and booties. When her hands grew too tired, her favorite pastimes were spending time with her family, reading, working on puzzles and watching her beloved Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8 describes her perfectly: "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away." Elsie was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be missed by all who knew her.