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Alma Bender
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1906
Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 28, 1945

Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVII, No . 51 - March 23, 1945 page 1038, 1039
Bender, -- Alma, daughter of David R. and Barbara (Wagler) Bender, was born in East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ont., Sept. 19, 1905; passed away Feb. 28, 1945, at the home of her parents in Wilmot Twp., after a lingering illness of fourteen years with diabetes and later Bright's disease with complications; aged 38 y. 5m. 9 d. The last two and one-half months her eyesight failed and she longed to go to the land of light, where there shall be no night. In early life she accepted Christ as her Saviour and was received into the fellowship of the East Zorra A. M. congregation, remaining a devoted and faithful member until death. Funeral services were held March 3, at the home by Daniel Wagler (II Cor. 5: 1-10) and Jacob R. Bender (Ps. 116: 15) and at the East Zorra Church by Daniel Wagler, Daniel Jutzi, and Jacob R. Bender. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  David R. Bender (1878 - 1963)
  Barbara Wagler Bender (1882 - 1945)
 
 Siblings:
  Alma Bender (1906 - 1945)
  William Bender (1908 - 1988)*
  Fannie Veronica Bender Lichti (1909 - 2001)*
  Lorne F. Bender (1911 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Tombstone indicates birth year of 1906, consistent with age indicated in obituary
 
Burial:
East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
East Zorra-Tavistock
Oxford County Municipality
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: RWitzel
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41187783
Alma Bender
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Alma Bender
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