|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1869|
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 1941|
Mrs. Ida May Bender, 72-year old wife of Frank Bender, succumbed to complications Saturday afternoon at the residence, 725 South Walnut Street, after a long illness.
Mrs. Bender, a member of an old and prominent Monroe County family, had been ill for the last nine years, following an abdominal operation and for the last three months had been in a critical condition. She was bedfast most of the time during her last three weeks. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Chestnut, deceased, who were prominent residents of this county many years ago.
On Sept. 28, 1940, Mr. and Mrs. Bender had celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. This was also the date of Mrs. Bender's birthday, her son's birthday, and the golden wedding anniversary of her brother James Chestnut, deceased, who had been married at the same time as Mrs. Bender.
She was a member of the Church of Christ and had lived in this community all her life. She leaves, in addition to the husband, who is connected with The Wicks Company, a daughter, Mrs. A. J. Brown; a son, Albert; one sister, Mrs. Alice Shaw; two brothers, David and Obe Chestnut; and four grandchildren.
Last rites were conducted at 2:00 December 15, 1941, at the Clear Creek Christian Church by the Rev. C. A. Stewart.
Copied from the Bloomington Telephone dated Dec 15, 1941.
Abraham Chestnut (1820 - 1905)
Hylie A Chestnut (1832 - 1917)
Francis Marion Bender (1868 - 1947)
William Albert Bender (1892 - 1963)*
George W Chestnut (1855 - 1855)*
C Florence Chestnut (1856 - ____)*
Ida May Chestnut Bender (1869 - 1941)
Clear Creek Cemetery
Created by: Jim Bohn
Record added: Mar 29, 2010
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