Angela Benitez de Ruiz, 92 of Grandview died Saturday in Sunnyside.
Mrs. Benitez de Ruiz was born in Tepoztlan, Michoacan, Mexico. She spent her time between Mexico and Washington and in 2005, she made Grandview her permanent home.
Survivors include nine children, Carmen Guizar of Pasco, Maria Ruiz, Maura Ruiz and Miguel Ruiz, all of Mexico, Rogelio Ruiz and Julia Cornejo, both of Sunnyside, Isabel Ruiz, Marina Sanchez and Rosario Causor, all of Grandview; five stepchildren, Vicente Ruiz of Grandview, Trinidad Ruiz of Richland and Jesus Ruiz, Teresa Ruiz and Rita Ruiz, all of Mexico; 56 grandchildren and 113 great-grandchildren.
Viewing and visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with recitation of the rosary at 6 p.m., at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview, with burial to follow in the Grandview Cemetery.