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Le Mars Globe-Post; Sept. 24, 1959
Obituary
Emma Bender

Mrs. Emma C. Bender passed away very unexpectedly at the Sacred Heart hospital Sunday May 3 at 10 p.m. after having only been admitted a few hours previously. Although she had been under a doctorís care for the past month her death was no expected.

Mrs. Bender was born April 8, 1873 at Keystone, Iowa and lived in Le Mars for the past 52 years. She made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Esther Smith, city librarian, at 126 6th St. S.E.

Time of funeral services is awaiting arrival of members of the family. Services will be conducted by Rev. M. L. Straube at St. Johnís United church in Le Mars. Remains will be at the Wiltgen-Luedtke funeral home here until time of services.

The following print ran off the edge of the page when microfilmed: Survivors include her children: Henry Bender of Waterloo; Mrs. ?? Bender, dean of student affairs, Cedar Falls, Iowa State Teacherís College; Dr. Erwin T. Bender ?? Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Lawrence?? (Emily Jane) George of Washington D.C. Three sisters and four grandchildren also survive.

Submitted on 11-Dec-2011 by
Linda Mohning, dkmohn@midlands.net


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Cedar Valley Times; October 9, 1944
Wilhelmina Bender, 80, Keystone, Dies
Wilhelmina Bender

Keystone-Oct. 9-Mrs. Wilhelmina Heyer Bender, 80, died early Saturday afternoon at her farm home northeast of Keystone from complications of old age. Born May 30, 1864 in Krosdors, Germany, she came to America when she was 17 years old. On October 27, 1892 at Vinton, Iowa, she married Edward Bender who preceded her in death by many years. Surviving Mrs. Bender are three children, Mrs. Lizzie Steinford and Mrs. Amanda Allers, both of Keystone and Robert Bender of Cedar Rapids. 15 grandchildren and nine greaat grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Tuesday at two o'clock at the Ayres Funeral Home in Keystone with the Rev. W.B. Taff of Van Horne in charge. Burial will be in the Bender cemetery, in Union Towhship

{Submitter comment: Daughter of Ludwig Heyer from courthouse death records.}

Submitted on 05-Jul-2010 by
Martha Long, Jimartlong@gmail.com

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