James J. Benes, 86
James J. Benes, 86, of Darien, Ill., died Feb. 7, 2016.
James was founder and owner of James J. Benes & Associates, and past president of Oak Brook Association of Commerce and Industry.
He enjoyed spending time at his home in Saugatuck with family and friends.
He was the beloved husband of Carol; loving father of Cynthia (Douglas) Marks, James, Craig (Lisa), Kimberly (David) Cryer and Cristian (Martha); devoted grandfather of Joseph, Steven (Sarah) and Sarah Marks, Robert and Kyle Benes, Margaret and Brett Benes, Jack and Jordan Cryer, Jacob and Allison Benes and the late Christina Marks; dear great-grandfather of William Marks; and fond uncle of many.
Memorial services were provided by Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Downers Grove, Ill. Interment was at Clarendon Hills Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago were appreciated.