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Katharina "Katie" Mai Bender
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1903, Russia
Death: Jan. 25
Trego County
Kansas, USA

Katie Bender, 88, died Saturday, Jan. 25, at Trego-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.
She was born Oct. 3, 1903, at Ehrenfeldt, Russia, to George Henry and Magdelena (Mai) Mai. She came to the United States in 1906 and received her citizenship in the early 1930s in Hays. She married Fred Bender Dec. 16, 1923, at Zion Lutheran Church, Trego Center. He died March 20, 1983. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Survivors include three sons, George, Nampa, Idaho, Richard, Overland Park, and Vernon (Bud), WaKeeney; three daughters, Irene Dietz, Belleville, Joyce Honas, Wichita, and Janice Hillman, Aurora, Colo.; two brothers, Bill Mai, Garden City, and Ben Mai, Lenora; and 19 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, WaKeeney, with the Rev. Randy Gibbs officiating; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery. 
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  Fredrich Bender (1902 - 1983)
Wakeeney City Cemetery
Trego County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Kristine
Record added: Aug 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95786315
Katharina Katie <i>Mai</i> Bender
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