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Sandra Benitez obit pic
Sandra (Sandy) Benitez passed away on December 11, 2020. She was 83 years of age.
Sandy’s parents, deceased, were Morris and Sue Tanner. She was the oldest of two, preceded in death by her brother Scott Tanner. She graduated from Modesto High School in 1955. Sandy married Art Benitez in October of 1965. They have two daughters Lisa Domino and Cindy Benham. She also leaves two grandsons Vincent and Nicholas Benham and her only granddaughter Alexandra Benitez. In addition her great-grandson Hunter Benham.
She served on the Riverbank City Council from 1992-2010 and from 1996-2000 was elected Mayor. She was a founding member of the Riverbank Federated Women’s Club of which she was president from 2001-2004. She was active on many other boards and community improvement projects. Sandy was a strong outspoken woman who cared deeply for her family and community. Her presence is truly missed.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
The Riverbank (Calif.) News
Dec. 23, 2020