Mina Natalie Bienapfl, 75, of Longview passed away July 30, 2022, at the Hospice Care Center.
She was born May 21, 1947, in Bronx, N.Y., to Flora and Benjamin Nathan Shenkin. After graduating from high school Mina married Frank Louis Bienapfl in Las Vegas on Jan. 9, 1966.They moved to the local area 31 years ago.
Mina worked as a caregiver. She enjoyed fishing, garage sales, word search books, playing on her tablet and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her words were to the point and she could be stern, but she was always loving and caring.
She is survived by three children, Tina Jewett and Teresa Bienapfl, both of Kelso and John Bienapfl of Longview; 24 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Mina was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank; three children; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Mina was laid to rest with Frank at Longview Memorial Park.
Contributions in Mina’s name may be made to the Community Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 2067, Longview, WA 98632.