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Adam Vincent Benitez

Adam Vincent Benitez, 13, of La Grande passed away on October 24, 2004 in La Grande, Ore.
   He was born on February 25, 1991 to Tracy Benitez and Denise Cronin in Burns, Oregon. He later lived in Prineville and other areas in Central Oregon. Adam moved to La Grande eight years ago. He attended Greenwood and La Grande Middle School. His hobbies included snowboarding, fishing, motorcycles and cars. He also especially loved Taco Bell and doughnuts.
   Adam is survived: by his father and step mother - Tracy and Amber Benitez of La Grande; mother Denise Cronin of Wesier, Idaho; his sisters Tandilynn Benitez of La Grande, Erica Cronin, brothers - James and Samuel Bailey all of Weiser, Idaho; his grandparents Tom and Mary Benitez of La Grande, grandparents Sid and Deb Rowles of Spokane, Wash., grandparents Dean & Nora Edgerly of Prineville, Oregon and Paul Cronin of Fields, Ore.; his aunts and uncles Tammy Benitez, Tommy and Sheri Benitez all of La Grande, Jack and Dottie Apperson of Bend, Ore. Adam is also survived by several great aunts and uncles, many first, second and third and so many friends.
   Celebration of Life services were held on Saturday, October 30, 2004, at the La Grande High School Auditorium. Loveland Funeral Chapel 1508 4th Street, La Grande, Oregon 97850 is handling the arrangements.
   Memorial contributions can be made to: Community Bank 904 Adams Avenue, La Grande, Oregon 97850 & Union - Wallowa - Baker Credit Union PO Box 3010, La Grande, Oregon 97850.