|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1935|
St. Louis City
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 2012|
St. Charles County
Benden, J. Edward, age 76, of Moscow Mills, Missouri died Sunday, January 22, 2012 at Villa Theresa in O'Fallon, Missouri. He was born January 29, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Edward and Mary Benita Roberts Bendon.
Mr. Benden owned and operated a carnival supply store for many years and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Josephville, Missouri. He was also a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.) in Alton, Illinois.
Survivors include his wife, Colleen Lay Benden; daughters, Michelle Budzinski (James), Jeanine Matteoni and Susanne Willenbrink (Garry); sons, Denis Benden (Michelle) and Timothy Benden (Lisa); a brother, Charles Benden; thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jane Fanning.
Mr. Benden donated his body to St. Louis University School of Medicine.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1390 Josephville Road, Wentzville, Missouri 63385 [See attached map].
Friends and family who wish to honor Mr. Benden's memory may contribute to St. Judes Cancer Research Hospital in care of Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services, 2115 Parkway Dr., St. Peters, MO 63376.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - Monday, January 30, 2012.
Body donated to medical science
Specifically: Mr. Benden donated his body to St. Louis University School of Medicine.
Created by: Mr. Tom
Record added: Jan 30, 2012
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