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Bena Zehr Bender
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1875
Death: Dec. 11, 1956

Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 9 - February 26, 1957 - page 213, 214, 215
Bender, Bena, daughter of the late Peter and Bena Zehr, was born in Oxford Co., Ont., on Feb. 19, 1875; died at Tavistock, Ont., Dec. 11, 1956; aged 81 y. 9 m. 22 d. Death was caused by a stroke 3 days previous. On Oct. 4, 1898, she was married to Joseph R. Bender, who preceded her in death in Oct., 1948. She accepted Christ in her youth and was a member of the East Zorra A. M. congregation. Surviving are a son (Peter) a daughter (Bena), 6 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her family. Memorial services at the church were in charge of Daniel Wagler, Peter Nafziger, and Henry Yantzi with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
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  Peter Z. Bender (1899 - 1980)*
  David Bender (1905 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
East Zorra-Tavistock
Oxford County Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Allan Dettweiler
Record added: Sep 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21578433
Bena <i>Zehr</i> Bender
Added by: Allan Dettweiler
Bena <i>Zehr</i> Bender
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