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Edwin Andrew Bender
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1908
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 2001
Platte County
Nebraska, USA

Edwin A. Bender, 92, of Columbus died Monday, January 15, 2001 at the Columbus Manor. Services were 10:30am Thursday, January 18, 2001 at the St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus with Fr. Dan Keller officiating. Burial was in the St. Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery with military honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard. Mr. Bender was born October 23, 1908 in Cornlea to Henry and Margaret (Rossbach) Bender. He received his eduation at Sacred Heart Parochial School in Cornlea. He married Lucille M. Fischer on January 25, 1943 in North Carolina. He worked on the family farm farm before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 - 1943. Following his military service he returned to work on the family farm. The couple also owned a gas station and bar in Cornlea. In 1966, they moved to Columbus where he worked at Dale Electronics for 6 1/2 years. He was a member of Hartman Post #84 American Legion, V.F.W. Post #3704, Eagles Club, and St. Bonaventure Church. Edwin was an avid card player and fisherman.
Wife: Lucille M. Bender of Columbus, Nebraska
2 Sons: Dean (Peggy) Bender of Williamsburg, Virginia
Marvin (Linda) Bender of Columbus, Nebraska
Daughter: Lois (John) Appuhn of Omaha, Nebraska
7 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild
Preceded By
1 Daughter: Peggy Bender
1 Grandson
5 Brothers
2 Sisters 
Family links: 
  Henry C Bender (1866 - 1945)
  Margaret M Rossbach Bender (1869 - 1941)
  Lucille Mildred Fischer Bender (1923 - 2016)*
  Marvin William Bender (1945 - 2015)*
  Peggy Ethel Bender (1956 - 1997)*
  Joseph Leo Bender (1889 - 1976)*
  Katherine Helen Bender Gilsdorf (1891 - 1991)*
  John Adam Bender (1893 - 1968)*
  Frederick Jacob Bender (1897 - 1965)*
  Linda Bender Merten (1900 - 1986)*
  Henry William Bender (1903 - 1970)*
  Edwin Andrew Bender (1908 - 2001)
  Simon Bender (1914 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Bonaventure Cemetery
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Dennis J. Bender
Originally Created by: Don
Record added: Aug 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9252880
Edwin Andrew Bender
Added by: Dennis J. Bender
Edwin Andrew Bender
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 Added: Sep. 5, 2006

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