Obit: Bender, Harry #4 (1889 - 1963)


Surnames: Bender, Michals, Nelson, Schmidtbauer, Kanable, Vorland, Cross

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/12/1963

Bender, Harry (19 OCT 1889 - 4 SEP 1963)

Funeral services were held at the Colby Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday for Harry Bender, 73, of Colby, with the Rev. James Hagen officiating.

Mr. Bender died of a heart attack Sept. 4, 1963 at St. joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.

Miss Mary Vorland sang "Beyond the Sunset" and "Morning," accompanied by organist, Mrs. Phyllis Cross.

Pallbearers were all school men and friends of Mr. Bender. They included Warner Berry, principal of the Loyal School, Ray Thomas, a teacher at the Loyal school, Clifford Fonstad, superintendent of Mauston schools, Peter Michelson, retired professor of music at Stevens Point Teachers College, now residing at La Crosse, Ray Sleeter, teacher at Wausau High School, and Ed Sasse, superintendent of Colby Public Schools.

Out of town people who attended included: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bender and Mrs. Mary Budnor, Munster, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nelson and sons, Decorah, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Kintz, Ia., Mrs. Dorothy Baker, Decorah, Ia., Mrs. Edna Sathre, Austin, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Irving Nichols, Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Foras, Zumbrota, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Donald Foras, Ellsworth, Mrs. Ilyf Kanable and daughter, Richland Center, Mrs. Ruby Parr, Tomah, Truman Kintz and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. Milford Kintz, Richland Center, Mrs. Clyde Savacool, Viola, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Denzine and George Bender, Medford, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bender and daughter, Neillsville, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bender, Mosinee, Mr. and Mrs. Eldred Empey, Abbotsford, Miss Delores Flynn and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sleeter, Wausau, Clarence Wesselen and Frank Schmidtbauer, Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. William Schmidtbauer, Tomahawk, Mr. and Mrs. Claton Wright and son, Chippewa Falls, Jerry Firnstahl, Green Bay, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pfeffer and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kalcik, Fenwood, Mrs. Phyllis Cross, Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nichols, Oshkosh, Rev. and Mrs. M.J. Hovda and Mrs. Paul Kintz, Richland Center, Mrs. Herbert Haire and Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Haire, Owen, Mrs. John Peterson, Neillsville, and Mrs. Ella Snyder, Owen



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