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Lydia Marie Greenwald Bender
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Birth: Feb. 29, 1920
Fort Morgan
Morgan County
Colorado, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 2001
Russell
Russell County
Kansas, USA

Lydia was one of twelve children born to German-Russian immigrants Jacob C and Anna Marie (Koehler) Greenwald. Her four oldest siblings were born in Russia. Lydia grew up in the Fort Morgan, Fort Collins and Greeley, Colorado areas. She married Leo Bender on Oct 3, 1941 in Gering, Nebraska. They made their home in Fort Collins, Colorado. In 1944, they returned to Leo's home town of Russell. There they raised their family and lived the remainder of their lives.

From the Lower Volga German Obituary Collection:
GREENWALD, Lydia
b. 29 Feb 1920 - Fort Morgan, Colorado
d. 3 Feb 2001 - Russell, Kansas
Daughter of Jacob and Anna Marie Kahler Greenwald. She married Leo BENDER on October 3, 1941, at Gering, NE. He died October 26, 1972. Survivors include: sons Leo,John; daughters: Linda Casper, Louanna Hanes; sisters: Caroline Johnston, Pittsburg, PA; Esther Ekstien, Eureka,CA. She was preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Greenwald (1877 - 1949)
  Anna Marie Greenwald (1882 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Leo Bender (1910 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Jake Greenwald (1903 - 1993)*
  Marie Greenwald Van Mark (1906 - 1994)*
  Pauline Greenwald Haas (1912 - 1981)*
  David Greenwald (1915 - 1991)*
  Daniel Greenwald (1918 - 1919)*
  Lydia Marie Greenwald Bender (1920 - 2001)
  John Greenwald (1922 - 1943)*
  Esther Elaine Greenwald Ekstein (1924 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Russell City Cemetery
Russell
Russell County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Kristi Monroe Bender
Record added: Dec 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81281603
Lydia Marie <i>Greenwald</i> Bender
Added by: Kristi Monroe Bender
 
Lydia Marie <i>Greenwald</i> Bender
Added by: Kristi Monroe Bender
 
Lydia Marie <i>Greenwald</i> Bender
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