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With heavy hearts, the family of Anna Carolina Benio of Bonnyville, Alberta is saddened to announce her passing on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the age of 84 years. Anna is lovingly survived by her husband of 37 years: Bill Benio of Bonnyville, AB: two children: Gregory (Leona) Cook of St. Albert, AB, Wanda (Marc) Demuth of Cooking Lake, AB; stepson: William (Kim) Gillies of Edmonton, AB; seven grandchildren: Emma Demuth of Cooking Lake, AB, Cydney Cook of Edmonton, AB, Conner Cook of Edmonton, AB, David Stock of Edmonton, AB, Elaine (Nathan) Fox of Wenatchee, WA, Melissa (Shawn) Meeres of Fort McMurray, AB, Mark Stock of Edmonton; two step grandchildren: Alix Gillies of Edmonton, AB, Kaylie Gillies of Edmonton, AB; six cherished great-grandchildren: Brooke Meeres, Katie Meeres, Ryan Meeres, Damien Fox, Jay Fox, William Jenkins-Stock; two brothers: Peter (Debbie) Grove of Peace River, AB, Cliff (Cheryl) Grove of Lougheed, AB; sister-in-law: Gail Grove of Lougheed, AB; Bill's family members, three sisters: Mary (Aron) Fehr, Agnes (John) Poole and Nancy (Nick) Ozero all of the Bonnyville area; sister-in-law: Zena Benio of Gibbons, AB; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Anna was predeceased by her parents: Pete & Emma Grove; daughter: Donna Stock; two sisters: Linda Grove, Ramona and her husband Bill Kinghorn; two brothers: John Grove, Carl and his wife Linda Grove; Bill's family: John (Muriel) Benio, Ann (Robert) Beverly, Mike Benio, Nick Benio and Peter (Mona) Benio. Ann loved to travel. She has been to Vegas many times, even marrying her charming prince in a little chapel there. She has set foot in Norway, England, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Holland, Hawaii, Mexico, Phoenix, Alaska, Every Province in Canada, a lot of the Western US, and North Dakota. Ann had a great enjoyment for her garden and all she reaped from it. She was busy canning, freezing, making juice, and jam from her beautiful garden all season long. Ann was a great cook and there was always way more food than there were people at the table. We will all miss her Leftsa care packages and her many pies. Ann loved to cross stitch and we all have many keepsakes of the beautiful work she has completed. She has made well over 100 stitched Christmas Stockings and man pictures that we will treasure forever. Ann had a love for her pups ~ and spoiled and loved they were! Cuddles, Buddy, and Tigger were the most loved dogs ever! But more loved than her pups were her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. All of these kids will have a special spot in their hearts for this dear lady. She made them feel so loved and special with all the time she spent with each of them. There is a huge void in our world now that she is gone. We are all so very blessed to have had her in our lives. Rest in Peace Ann (Mom, Grandma, Nana). Public Visitation, Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville, Alberta with cremation to follow. A Celebration of Anna's Life will take place at a later date. Memorial tributes in memory of Anna may be sent to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2.