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Drake & Son Funeral Home

5303 North Western Ave, Chicago, IL

OBITUARY

Nenita Benesa Farrales

19 July , 19422 August , 2019
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Nenita Farrales nee Benesa, 77, a longtime resident of Chicago, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Efren Custodio Farrales; loving mother of Kristin (Ray) Distor, Ruth (Doug) Lindberg and Rachel (Wynand) van Heerden; cherished grandmother of Brandon Distor, Maddie Lindberg, James Lindberg and Alexander van Heerden. She is survived by her sister Gertrude Songco and brother Paulino Benesa. She was preceded in death by her parents Mateo and Mauricia Benesa, and her siblings Gregorio Benesa, Eusebia Benesa, Alberto Benesa, Victoria Benesa, Leonidas Benesa, Arnulfo Benesa, and Maria Cristina Benesa. She will be missed by her extended family and many friends. She graduated from Far East University in the Philippines, and worked for many years for the Illinois Department of Revenue. She enjoyed spending time with family, crocheting, thrifting, and gardening. Visitation will be on Thursday, August 15th from 4pm to 9pm, and Friday, August 16th from 4pm to 9pm. Memorial service will be at the funeral home on Friday at 6pm. Arrangements under the care of Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60625.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, 15 August , 2019
  • Vistation Friday, 16 August , 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, 16 August , 2019

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Nenita Benesa Farrales

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FROM THE FAMILY

Brandon’s 5th Birthday 2010

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Brandon’s 7th Birthday 2012

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Florida vacation

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Christmas 2004

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Mom with her second generation meerkats

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Mom and Dad with Brandon 2005

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Christmas 2009 with Brandon

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Mom and her meerkats March 2013

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Mother’s Day 2014

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Prepping for Abby’s wedding

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Brandon’s 5th Birthday 2010

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Brandon’s 7th Birthday 2012

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Florida vacation

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Christmas 2004

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Mom with her second generation meerkats

FROM THE FAMILY

Mom and Dad with Brandon 2005

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Christmas 2009 with Brandon

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Mom and her meerkats March 2013

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Mother’s Day 2014

FROM THE FAMILY

Prepping for Abby’s wedding