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Edwin Christian Bender
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1903
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1981
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

Bender, Edwin C., son of Christian R. and Elizabeth (Guengerich) Bender, was born in Johnson Co., Iowa, Feb.18, 1903; died at Iowa City, Iowa, Mar. 29, 1981; aged 78 y. On Feb. 19, 1933, he was married to Mary Birky, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters (Janice-Mrs. Stanlee Kauffman, Shirley-Mrs. Daniel Keith Yoder, and Karen-Mrs. Wilbur Leidig), 8 grandchildren, and 6 sisters (Fannie Bender, Ellen Bender, Barbara-Mrs. Simon Hershberger, Nettie-Mrs. Raymond Miller, Mary-Mrs. Elmer Swartzendruber, and Lydia-Mrs. Simon Miller). He was preceded in death by one brother (Daniel). He was a member of Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Apr. 1, in charge of Dean Swartzendruber and Robert K. Yoder; interment in Lower Deer Creek Cemetery.
Gospel Herald - Volume 74, Number 16 - April 21, 1981

 
 
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 Parents:
  Christian R Bender (1863 - 1930)
  Elizabeth Guengerich Bender (1867 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary L. Birky Bender (1909 - 2004)*
 
 Children:
  Janice Marie Bender Kauffman (1933 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lydia Bender Miller (1892 - 1983)**
  Mary C. Bender Swartzendruber (1895 - 1985)**
  Daniel Christian Bender (1901 - 1929)*
  Edwin Christian Bender (1903 - 1981)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lower Deer Creek Cemetery
Kalona
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: J Anthony
Originally Created by: RWitzel
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
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Edwin Christian Bender
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