Los Banos Enterprise, Los Banos, CA
Saturday, Oct 19, 1974, page 7
Funeral services were held Thursday at the Whitehurst Chapel in Los Banos for
Roy W. Beneker, who died Tuesday morning in a local hospital. He was 73.
Born in Volta, Beneker attended Volta Elementary School. He worked as a
muleskinner for Simon Newman Ranches and also worked for Merced County as an
He worked in road construction and maintenance for 37 years until his
retirement eight years ago.
Beneker is survived by his widow, Laura Mae Beneker of Los Banos; three
daughters, Laura Anderson of San Jose, Roberta Mathey of San Leandro, and
Bettie An Hinde of Livermore; a stepson, Robert Peterson of Los Banos; 13
grandchildren, all of Los Banos; and four great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Los Banos Cemetery.
contributed by Alma