Linda Heilman Benavidez
of Buckeye, Ariz., passed away in Arizona on Dec. 22, 2012, due to an accident. Linda was born on Oct. 31, 1957, in Pasadena, Calif. She attended school in Big Bear from 1966 to graduation in 1975. Linda then moved to Hemet, Calif., where she worked at Kmart for 19 years and also at St. John's Lutheran School. In 1998 Linda moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where she had worked the last 15 years for the Walmart pharmacy.
She leaves behind her husband, Joseph; son Bryan (Megan); granddaughter Kallee, who she was so proud of; her parents Patricia Elliott of Hemet; Robert Heilman (Cindy) of Big Bear and her brother Robert (Casey) of Apple Valley. She was preceded in death by her stepfather Alec Elliott.
Funeral services were held Jan. 4, 2013, in Buckeye, Ariz. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.