Benjamine Gia Nguyen, age 88, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Wednesday February 15, 2017 at home. Benjamine was born October 16, 1928 in Tieu Dong, Vietnam the son of Tuu Xuan and Dinh Thi (Tran) Nguyen. He was a member of Comstock Christian Reformed Church and enjoyed gardening and reading. Benjamine is survived by his wife, Thuong; children, Tina, Hoi, Mai, Vincent, Chuc, Lien, Kim Anh, and Thanh; 11 grandchildren; 2 sisters. He was preceded in death by his brother. Friends are being received 10-11am Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo where services will be held at 11am. Interment will be at Graceland Memorial Park, Grand Rapids. Memorial contributions may be made to Comstock Christian Reformed Church.