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 Michael Brandon “Me' Me'” <I>Benavidez</I> Hernandez

Michael Brandon “Me' Me'” Benavidez Hernandez

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 18 Mar 2009 (aged 34)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 35350677 · View Source
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In Loving Memory of..Our Son, Michael Brandon Benavidez Hernandez.

You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in me, your brother, sisters and those who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!

Mr. Michael Brandon Benavidez Hernandez
July 20, 1974 - March 18, 2009

Mr. Michael Brandon Benavidez Hernandez, 34, of Dallas, and formerly of Austin, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 8:22 P.M.

Michael was being rushed to Parkland Hospital when he went into a Diabetic Coma. His heart stopped and with CPR was brought back, but, not before his brain was without oxygen for 40 minutes (Per his Doctor). His blood tests showed Michael's blood sugar was over 1,200 at the time he came into the hospital (Normal is between 70 and 120). Michael's sugar was being lowered with insulin, but, when his blood sugar got to 300 his HEART stopped.

Michael was surrounded by his loving family and he waited for his maternal grandparents, Felix and Amanda Benavidez, to arrive from Austin, Tx and they said their good bye and gave him his last prayer before he died at 8:22 p.m.

Michael, in 2007, started his own IT company in Dallas by the name of "The Simplified Solution!". This company was his baby, he loved working for himself and doing what he loved to do.. and that was starting up companies I.T. Systems. The knowledge that died with my son is beyond comprehension.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Angel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Assumption Cemetery with Michael's final blessings given by Pastor Ramos of Templo Sinai Church of Montopolis.

Michael Hernandez was preceded in death by his sister, Violet Bredna Orosco, and paternal grandparents, Alvino and Benita Hernandez.

Michael is survived by his mother, Edna Benavidez Martinez and Step Father (Father) Nick B. Martinez; maternal grandparents, Felix and Amanda Benavidez; twin sister, Michelle Brandy Benavidez Hernandez; sisters, Kyla Briella Benavidez Martinez, Araceli Breanna Benavidez Martinez; brother, Christopher Brent Benavidez Hernandez.

Michael is also survived by his Dog (Son), Dakota whom he loved with all of his heart. Michael's best friend, Bryan has taken over raising Dakota after my son's passing.

Michael really loved his special nephew, Christopher Hernandez Jr.

Pallbearers were: Christopher Brent Benavidez Hernandez, Christopher Hernandez Jr., Bryan Bustamente, Mickey Dominguez,

Michael Brandon was an organ donor but with the circumstances of his death, his wishes were unable to be fulfilled.

In lieu of floral tributes the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association.


You never said you were leaving
You never said goodbye
You were gone before I knew it
And only God knows why
A million times I needed you
A million times I cried
If love alone could have saved you
You never would have died
In life I loved you dearly and in
Death I love you still
In my heart you hold a place
That no one could ever fill
It broke my heart to lose you
But you did not go alone
For part of me went with you
The day God took you home
" Unknown"


Sister: Violet Bredna Benavidez Orosco
Paternal Grandmother Benita Hernandez: Benita Hernandez
Paternal Grandfather: Alvino Santos Hernandez:Alvino Santos Hernandez:Alvino Hernandez
Paternal Cousin: Yolanda Lopez Hernandez:Yolanda Hernandez
Maternal GreatGrandmother: Lucinda Mayorga Balderas
Maternal Aunt: San Juanita Balderaz Bazan
Maternal Aunt: Mari A. Balderaz Dominguez
Maternal Aunt: Mary Balderaz Lopez
Maternal Uncle: Angel Balderaz



One year Angel Day Memorial in newspaper...

In Loving Memory of Michael Brandon Benavidez Hernandez
July 20, 1974 – March 18, 2009.
It's so hard to believe, Michael, that you're really gone. Our love for you will never die. We miss your smiling face and the sound of your laughter. We miss you coming to Austin from your home in Dallas and telling me.. "Mom, you rest, I am doing all of the cooking this week-end". Everyone loved it when you cooked because you were such a fantastic cook. You left so many memories, which will always live deep inside our hearts. We are thankful that God graced us with someone as special as you. Words cannot express how much we miss you. We miss you still as if you've just left us and the pain is almost unbearable at times. Just know that not a day goes by that we don't think of you. On March eighteenth, we will all shed tears.

When Tomorrow Starts Without Me

When tomorrow starts without me
and I'm not here to see...
If the sun should rise and find your
eyes filled with tears for me,
I wish so much you wouldn't cry
the way you did today...
While thinking of the many things
we didn't get to say.
I know how much you love me,
as much as I love you...
And each time you think of me,
I know you'll miss me, too.
But when tomorrow starts without me,
please try to understand...
That Jesus came and called my name
and took me by the hand,
And said my place was ready
in heaven far above...
And that I'd have to leave behind
all those I dearly love.
So when tomorrow starts without me,
don't think we're far apart...
For every time you think of me,
I'm right here in your heart.

With all of our love, Dad (Nick), Mom (Edna), Michelle, Christopher, Kyla, Araceli, Grandpa Felix Benavidez and Grandma Amanda Benavidez and the rest of your family and friends.


__*დ*_Missing You_*დ*
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Family Members



"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have everlasting life."
John 3:16

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Brandon “Me' Me'” Benavidez Hernandez (20 Jul 1974–18 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35350677, citing Assumption Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Eddieb (contributor 46600350) .