|Birth: ||Mar. 31, 1879|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1945|
Mrs. Katherine Bender, 66, of 4803 Highland Av., passed away at the St. Charles Hospital, Aurora on Saturday, December 15. She had been ailing for three years. She was the wife of William Bender, retired Vice-President of the American Brake Shoe and Foundry Co., who survives her.
Born in Chicago March 30, 1879, she lived there until after her marriage to William Bender on October 17, 1900. She came to Downers Grove with her husband in 1914 and had lived there since then. She was a member of St. Joseph Church Tabernacle Society.
Also surviving her are four daughters, Mrs. L.P. Reiff, Mrs. A. Mannebach and Mrs. W. Mrkvicka of Downers Grove; Mrs. R.F. Gannon of LaGrange; two sons, Carl M. of Downers Grove; and William P. of Lisle. One daughter had preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, December 18, at St. Joseph Church here, conducted by the Rev. L. Kiley and burial was in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Naperville.
Downers Grove (IL) Reporter; Thursday, December 20, 1945
Peter Joseph Reuter (1841 - 1915)
Katherine Schneider Gassmann Reuter (1845 - 1929)
William Bender (1876 - 1954)
Marie Catherine Bender (1901 - 1902)*
William Peter Bender (1903 - 1980)*
Matilda Henrietta Bender Reiff (1905 - 1965)*
Martha Marie "Marty" Bender Gannon (1907 - 1987)*
Carl M. Bender (1909 - 1985)*
Lauretta R. Bender Mannebach (1910 - 1982)*
Clara Ann Bender Mrkvicka (1912 - 1972)*
Mathilda Elizabeth Gassmann Kordick (1865 - 1938)**
Andrew Peter Gassmann (1868 - 1930)**
August John Reuter (1871 - 1946)*
Joseph Peter Reuter (1872 - 1909)*
Martin Charles Reuter (1874 - 1915)*
Lucy Elizabeth Reuter Welling (1876 - 1910)*
Catherine Ann Reuter Bender (1879 - 1945)
Mary Silveria Reuter (1882 - 1959)*
Rose Amelia Reuter Becker (1884 - 1965)*
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Plot: Sect. Little Flower
Created by: RAK
Record added: Oct 22, 2007
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Added: Jun. 17, 2008