Stoddard Funeral Home & Sunset Memorial Gardens

3205 West 28Th Street, Greeley, CO


Marcos Benavidez

May 12, 1964August 30, 2019

Marcos Benavidez, age 55, of Loveland passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Pathways Hospice. He was born in Greeley on May 12, 1964 to Nemecio and Anna Marie Benavidez.

He grew up in Greeley where he received his education. After, he worked with his father’s trucking business, hauling hay and onions. He worked at Monfort Portions Plant for many years. He then went on to own Mark’s Tires for a number of years, where he helped many people who were having a hard time in their lives. Marcos had a deep faith and followed the Lord Jesus.

Marcos loved the Denver Broncos. He was also very active, he played baseball for the Rodarte Center and was also a Boxer at Greeley Police Center at the old Lincoln School.

Marcos is survived by his two daughters, Crystal Frias of Greeley and Aarone Benavidez of Greeley, two sons, Jose Benavidez of Portland, Oregon and Marcus Benavidez of Portland Oregon, his two sisters Rita Benavidez of Greeley and Sylvia (Manuel) Cruz of Greeley, three brothers Joe Benavidez of Greeley, Isadore Benavidez of Greeley, and Vince Benavidez of Greeley. Marcos is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceeded in death by his parents, sister Geneva Benavidez, and brother Nemecio Benavidez Jr.

Visitation Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 1:00-2:00 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00 p.m. both at Stoddard Funeral Home. Please wear Denver Bronco attire to the Celebration of life.

In lieu flowers memorial contributions are suggested to Alcoholics Anonymous in care of Stoddard Funeral Home.


  • Crystal Frias, Daughter
  • Aarone Trujillo, Daughter
  • Jose Benavidez, Son
  • Marcus Benavidez, Son
  • Rita Benavidez, Sister
  • Sylvia & Manuel Cruz, Sister & Brother-in-law
  • Joe Benavidez, Brother
  • Isadore Benavidez, Brother
  • Vince Benavidez, Brother
  • Marcos is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.


  • Visitation Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, September 11, 2019


Marcos Benavidez

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mona perez

September 10, 2019

To the Family of Mark :( No words can express the loss of a loved one my thoughts and prayers be with you in this time of your Loss. Mark was a great friend and will be sadly missed. Love Mona Perez and Family.