|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1878|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1963|
Gospel Herald - Volume LVI, Number 7 - February 19, 1963 - pages 158, 159.
Bender, David R., son of Jacob and Marie (Ruby) Bender, was born in East Zorra Twp., Ont., Feb. 21, 1878; died at his home near New Hamburg, Ont., Jan. 22, 1961*; aged 84 y. 11 m. 1 d. On Oct. 6,1904, he was married to Barbara Wagler, who died in May, 1945. Sur-viving are 4 children (William, Lorne, Fannie-Mrs. David Lichti, and Mary Ann), one sister (Sarah-Mrs. Joel Schwartzentruber), 15 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. One daughter preceded him in death. He was a member of the East Zorra A.M. Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 25, in charge of Dale Schumm, Vernon Zehr, and Henry Yantzi.
* Note - Death date should be Jan 22, 1963. Note the date of the obituary is in Feb 1963. David's gravestone also gives death year as 1963.
Alma Bender (1906 - 1945)*
William Bender (1908 - 1988)*
Fannie Veronica Bender Lichti (1909 - 2001)*
Lorne F. Bender (1911 - 1993)*
East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
Oxford County Municipality
Created by: Allan Dettweiler
Record added: Oct 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21929918