BENDER – Andrew Bender, 35 year old famer of the Millicent district, passed away in the Medicine Hat General Hospital on Tuesday, Dec 6, following a lengthy illness.
He is survived by his widow, the former Josephine Mabel Nelson at Millicent, a daughter, Violet May, and a son, Roberta Andrew; his father, John George Bender of Millicent; four brothers, George, William, Leonard and Joseph, all of Tilley; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Rasmussen and Mrs. Ida Houseman of Brooks and Mrs. Edna Gasper Carrobourg, of Kadair, Sask.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. C. Janzow of the Lutheran Church, at Brooks United Church on Sunday, Dec. 11, at two-thirty o’clock.
The late Mr. Bender was born at Schuler, Alberta, on Dec. 31, 1913, He was a well known farmer of the Millicent district for many years.
Following funeral services, with arrangements by Pattison’s Funeral Home of Medicine Hat, burial was made in the Brooks Cemetery.
Brooks Bulletin December 15. 1949 Roll 10 Image 29