Beatriz Irene Bencia, 80, of Missoula, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at Saint Thomas House of natural causes.
She was born on November 13, 1940, in La Paz, Bolivia, to Enrique and Beatriz Jordan. She grew up in La Paz as a child and then moved to the states.
She moved to Missoula in 1980 with her mother, Beatriz Jordan, and daughters, Rocio, Scarlette, Julissa, where she worked at Stone Container as a Chemist. She retired after 22 years to enjoy her grandkids who live in Montana, Florida, and Brazil.
She enjoyed life to the fullest and will be missed by family and friends.
Survivors include her 3 daughters: Rocio (Jeff) Nanstiel, grandsons Colin and Ethan, Florida; Scarlette (Marcos) Arruda, grandsons, Noah and Marco, Brazil; Julissa (boyfriend Tony Maillet), grandkids Ellie and Miller Hensel, Montana. Brother Orson (Sandy) Jordan, Montana. Grandnieces Leila and Brandy Jordan, great grandkids Isabella and Connor, California. Niece Vanessa (James) Oster, grandnephew Xander; Nephew Ian Jordan.
Funeral will be scheduled at a later date in Missoula, MT.