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Peter John Bender, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1852, Germany
Death: Apr. 9, 1915
Platte County
Nebraska, USA

Son of Peter & Catherine (Mallmann) Bender.
Married to: 1. Kate Hatzbuehler in 1876. She died 1894.
2. Katie Tohlen in 1895.
From the web site:
The Columbus Journal, April 15, 1915
BENDER--Last Friday at 2:30 o'clock, the tolling of the church bell announced the sad news that Mr. Peter Bender who resided two miles south of town, had passed away. He had been in poor health for some time, and two weeks ago he was taken very ill with a bad attack of the grippe which confined him to his home for a week. On Monday he seemed to feel much better and the day being warm and sunny he rode with his son to town that afternoon. Although he looked worn and unwell, when asked how he felt he answered, "I feel fine." On his return from town he was seized with a severe attack of pneumonia which confined him to his bed. Dr. Canby was called at once and also a trained nurse from Omaha was summoned and all that loving hands could do was done to restore him to health, but all in vain. The Death Angel came Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
Peter Bender was born in Mannaback, Germany, June 12, 1853. In 1857 he came to this country with his parents, locating at Henry, Ills. Later he was married to Miss Katherine Hatzenbuehler. To this union were born eleven children, seven of whom still live. They are, Will, Chad, Eddie and George Bender, Mrs. John Ternus Jr., Mrs. Conrad Hitner of Cornlea, and Mrs. Chester Waylie of Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Bender died nine years after the family moved to Nebraska. January 12, 1895 he was reunited in marriage to Miss Katherine Tohlen. Five children were born to this union, four of whom are still living and at home. Mr. Bender leaves a kind, loving wife, eleven children, three brothers, Henry, Joe and John Bender, three sisters, Mrs. Steve German of Humphrey, Mrs. Fred Vanackeren of Cedar Rapids, and Mrs. Ed Seibel of Elgin besides a host of relatives and friends to mourn his loss. Funeral services were held Monday at 9:00 o'clock from Sacred Heart church where a Requiem High Mass was held for the repose of the departed soul. After the ceremony the remains were laid to rest in the Humphrey Catholic cemetery. The deceased was a member of the Modern Woodmen, the Woodmen of the World, the A.O.U.W. and the Sons of Herman. The members of these orders attended in a body to pay their last respects to their departed member. The entire community extends their sympathy to the bereaved family.
Family links: 
  Peter John Bender (1825 - 1910)
  Katherine Mallmann Bender (1832 - 1906)
  Katherine Hatzenbuehler Bender (1857 - 1894)
  Katarina Tohlen Bender (1860 - 1940)
  William Adam Bender (1877 - 1961)*
  George Henry Bender (1879 - 1958)*
  Charles Peter Bender (1880 - 1955)*
  Mathilda Anna Bender Hittner (1882 - 1967)*
  Anna Frances Bender Waegli (1884 - 1951)*
  Emma Catherine Bender Ternus (1886 - 1970)*
  Clara Elizabeth Bender (1887 - 1899)*
  Edward Joseph Bender (1890 - 1971)*
  Catherine Bender (1894 - 1894)*
  Nella Christina Bender Schumacher (1895 - 1989)*
  Daniel Adam Bender (1896 - 1971)*
  Margaret Rose Bender Schumacher (1898 - 1976)*
  Joseph Philip Bender (1899 - 1899)*
  John Louis Bender (1901 - 1988)*
  Peter John Bender (1852 - 1915)
  Philip H. Bender (1855 - 1912)*
  John William Bender (1858 - 1928)*
  Mary Bender (1859 - 1863)*
  Catherine Bender Leibel (1862 - 1928)*
  Anna Bender German (1863 - 1946)*
  Joseph Bender (1866 - 1948)*
  Henry C Bender (1866 - 1945)*
  Elizabeth Bender Van Ackeren (1876 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Francis Cemetery
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Loren Bender
Originally Created by: Don
Record added: Feb 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24940663
Peter John Bender, Jr
Added by: Loren Bender
Peter John Bender, Jr
Added by: Loren Bender
Peter John Bender, Jr
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Added by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
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May you rest in Peace!
- Loren Bender
 Added: Dec. 15, 2008

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