June 6, 1966 - Russell Record John L. Bender Dies In Hospital John L. Bender, 67, Rt. 1, Russell, died Saturday at Russell City Hospital where he has been a patient for two weeks. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. today in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Bender Hill, with Rev. H. Vorrath officiating. A family service will be at 1:30 p.m. in the Deines Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Milberger Cemetery. Born Nov. 25, 1898, in Winterset Township, Mr. Bender farmed in Russell County all his life. He was a charter member of the Bender Hill Lutheran Church. On June 24, 1917, he married the former Caroline Morgenstern. Survivors include his widow, of the home; five daughters, Mrs. Ben (Mathilda) Streck, Gorham, Mrs. August (Elsie) Boger and Mrs. John (Viola) Barrattie, Wichita, Mrs. Laverne (Josephine) Ehrlich, Russell, and Mrs. Paul (Alice) Wagner, Otis; two sons, Clarence, Russell, and Leroy of the home; a brother, Henry L. Bender, Russell; two sisters, Mrs. Lottie Stoll and Mrs. Lizzie Radke, Wakeeney; 18 grandchildren and one great grandchild.