Benjamin Pereida, 1919 – 2007 |

Benjamin Pereida, 1919 – 2007

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado
Benjamin Pereida

THORNTON, Colorado ” Benjamin Pereida died Wednesday in Thornton, Colo. He was 87.

He was a longtime Eagle County resident. Benjamin lived the majority of his life in Minturn and in Avon. He moved to Thornton about 3 years ago.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Maria Dolores; his sons, Gabriel Pereida (Diana), Benjamin Pereida (Cuka), Jimmy Pereida (Dolores); his daughters, Margarita Pereida, Consuelo Valdez (John), Nicky Macias, Olivia Arias (Jose), Rosa Garcia (Rafael) and Juanita Alvarez (Frank). He had many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Ofelia and Beatrice.

A rosary service will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, at Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery located at 10201 N. Grant St. in Thornton. Memorial service and burial will be held at the Mortuary and Cemetery on Monday at 10 a.m.

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