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Theodore R "Ted" Benhardt
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1911
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1997
Anchorage
Anchorage Borough
Alaska, USA

Graveside service for former longtime Reardan resident Theodore R. Benhardt of Anchor Point, Alaska, was held Jan 5 at the Reardan Cemetery. The Rev. Phil Falk officiated, with the American Legion providing military honors. Mr. Benhardt died Dec 28,1997 in Anchorage. He was 86. He was born March 18, 1911, to Elwin and Mildred Benhardt in Spokane. In 1934, Mr. Benhardt married Anna Teifel and they resided in Spokane until moving to Reardan in 1953, where he did carpentry work and built houses. In the mid-1960s, he opened Benhardt Building Supply in Reardan, retiring in 1975. Upon retirement, the Benhardts traveled between Reardan and Alaska, with Mr. Benhardt being an avid fisherman. After his wife's death in 1982, Mr. Benhardt moved to Anchor Point, Alaska, in 1983, where he made his home ever since. The WW II Army veteran was a member of the Reardan American Legion. He also belonged to the Carpenter's Union, and was a former Reardan Fire Dept volunteer and 4-H leader. Mr. Benhardt is survived by three sons, Ted J. Benhardt of Anchor Point, Ernest E. Benhardt of Atwood, CO; and Edward R. Benhardt of Reardan; two daughters, Joan Kuykendall of Reardan and Barbara Moore of Chugiak, Alaska; 19 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Petersen of Daly City, CA. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport was in charge of arrangements. (Davenport Times: 1-15-1998) 
 
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  Anna Lucretia Teifel Benhardt (1917 - 1982)
 
Note: Son of Elwin & Mildred Benhardt
 
Burial:
Reardan Cemetery
Reardan
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block A, Lot 60, Plot 5
 
Created by: Sandra Brommer
Record added: Jul 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20402619
Theodore R Ted Benhardt
Added by: Sandra Brommer
 
 
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