Kenneth “Leo” Benoit

first_img A visitation for family and friends will be Friday evening from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to Groves National Little League Baseball. Kenneth “Leo” Benoit, 52 of Groves, Texas passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016.Leo was born November 22, 1963 in Port Arthur, Texas to Ursin Benoit and Evelyn Simon Benoit. He was a lifelong area resident and was employed by Triple S Industrial as an iron worker. Leo loved spending time at his deer lease, doing lawn work for Leo’s Lawn Service, and helping people out. But most of all he loved spending time with his family and loved ones.He is survived by his wife, Shelly Wehmeyer Benoit of Groves; father, Ursin Benoit of Groves; daughter, Kensie Benoit of San Antonio; sons, Kane Benoit and his wife Hannah of Port Neches, Keaston Benoit and Kooper Benoit both of Groves; brothers, Lowell Benoit and his wife Debbie of Port Neches, Dwayne Benoit and his wife Mary Kay of Nederland; father and mother-in-law, Dennis and Sandra Wehmeyer of Groves; sisters-in-law, Wendy Gaona and her husband Richard of Port Neches, Natalie McDaniel and her husband Burl of Groves;  nieces, Bree Dauterive and her husband John, Amber Wagner and her husband Chris; nephews, Brett Wehmeyer, Deny McDaniel, Shawn Benoit, and Derek Benoit.center_img Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend Richard Turner officiating.last_img read more

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New Caledonia dominates karate

first_imgA total of seven countries participated:  NEew Caledonia, Fiji, Wallis & Futuna, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tahiti and home team PNG.New Caledonia took out gold in female individual kata, female individual kumite open, male individual kata, male individual kumite +84kg, male individual kumite -84kg, male individual kumite open and male team kata.In second place, Fiji grabbed seven gold medals, four silver and one bronze.Home team PNG finished in third place,  taking out one gold, four silver and nine bronze medals.Vanuatu did exceptionally well finishing fourth with one gold, two silver and four bronze medals.In fifth place, Tahiti wllon a gold medal, two silver and three bronze.Solomon Islands finished sixth with only four bronze medals while Wallis & Futuna got only one bronze.last_img read more

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