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Elma Good Bender
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1918
Death: Jan. 12, 2014

BENDER, Elma Elma passed into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2014 with family at her side. She resided at Nithview Community, New Hamburg. She was born 95 years ago in Wilmot Township, the oldest daughter of the late Amos C. and Melinda (Martin) Good. Beloved wife of the late Gladwin Bender who predeceased her October 12, 2008. Loving mother of Bertha and husband Ray Gingerich of Kingston, Arnie and wife Barbara Bender of Wellesley, Maynard and wife Lila Bender of Conestogo, Sharon Gingerich of Kitchener. Sadly missed by her 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Remembered by her brother Walter and wife Martha Good of R.R. # 2 Gowanstown, sisters Nina Gimbel of Cambridge, Martha Good of New Hamburg, Pearl Good of Arkansas, sister-in-law Ina Bender of Tavistock and Jim Gingerich of Kitchener. Elma was predeceased by brothers Edward and wife Olive Good, Vernon Good, sister Mary Good and brother-in-law Oren Gimbel. Elma was a member of Nith Valley Mennonite Church, New Hamburg where she was a member of the WMSC and a former member of First Mennonite Church, Kitchener WMSC. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, flowers and volunteering at the House of Friendship Live and Learn Program. Family and friends will be received at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A public interment will take place prior to the service on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery. The funeral service to celebrate Elma's life will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Church with Pastors Matthew and Hendrike Isert Bender officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, Nithview Community or the House of Friendship Camping Program. Online condolences and donation information available at 
Family links: 
  Amos C. Good (1888 - 1972)
  Melinda Martin Good (1892 - 1978)
  Gladwin Bender (1917 - 2008)*
  Elma Good Bender (1918 - 2014)
  Edward Good (1922 - 1980)*
  Mary Good (1924 - 1925)*
  Martha Good (1924 - 2014)*
  Vernon Good (1925 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery
Waterloo Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Allan Dettweiler
Record added: Jan 15, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123461061


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