|Birth: ||Dec. 12, 1867|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1960|
Gospel Herald - March 15, 1960 - Vol. LIII, No.11 - page 246, 247 (edited)
Bender, Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel D. and Barbara (Beachy) Guengerich, was born Dec. 12, 1867, at Wellman, Iowa, in a log cabin; died Feb. 18, 1960, at her home near Wellman; aged 92 y. 2 m. 6 d. On Jan. 19, 1897, she was married to Christian Bender, who died April 13, 1930. Surviving are 5 children (Barbara--Mrs. Simon Hershberger, Edwin, Fannie, Ellen, and Nettie-- Mrs. Raymond Miller), 2 stepdaughters (Mary-- Mrs. Elmer Swartzendruber and Lydia--Mrs. Simon Miller, Gulfport, Miss.), 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 13 stepgrandchildren, 40 step-great-grandchildren, 3 step-great-great-grandchildren, one sister, and 3 brothers. She was a member of the Conservative Mennonite Church, Upper Deer Creek congregation, where funeral services were held Feb. 21, in charge of Walter L. Beachy and Victor Kropf.
Christian R Bender (1863 - 1930)
Daniel Christian Bender (1901 - 1929)*
Edwin Christian Bender (1903 - 1981)*
Lower Deer Creek Cemetery
Created by: RWitzel
Record added: Jul 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39551322
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