BENDER – Mrs. J. G. Bender of Duchess passed away suddenly Friday evening, Sept. 20, in the Brooks Municipal Hospital at the age of fifty-one years.
Mrs. Bender came to Canada from Russia as a child with her parents and settled in North Dakota, later moving to Alberta in 1911. Although the family had lived in Duchess only since 1937, Mrs. Bender had acquired a host of friends.
Left to mourn her loss are her husband, five sons, three daughters, eight grandchildren, four brothers and two sisters, all in Canada.
Funeral; services were conducted Monday afternoon, September 23, from Brooks United Church, with Re. Allan Dixon officiating.
Brooks Bulletin September 26, 1946 Roll 9 Image 237