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Reuben Valentine Bender
Male 1910 - 1968


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  • Birth  23 Jun 1910  East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Misfortune  1968  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    bus - car accident 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-25940 
    Died  21 Feb 1968  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: car accident 
    Person ID  I25940  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

    Father  Noah S. Bender,   b. 13 May 1881, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Magdalena Ruby,   b. 12 Jun 1884, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1949, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Jan 1905 
    Family ID  F30794  Group Sheet

    Family  Alice Litwiller,   b. Abt 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1934  [1
    Children 
     1. Doreen Ann Bender,   b. 1941,   d. 1 Mar 1998, London, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F22041  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • BENDER, REUBEN V., son of Noah and Lena (Ruby) Bender, was born in East Zorra Twp., June 23, 1910; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., following a car and bus accident, Feb. 21, 1968; aged 57 y. 7 m. 29 d. In 1934 he was married to Alice Litwiller, who survives. Also surviving are 5 children (Robert, Miriam--Mrs. Don Higgins, Doreen--Mrs. Douglas Snyder, Sandra--Mrs. Armand Roth, and Karen--Mrs. Harold LeBold), 6 grandchildren, 4 brothers (Eldon, Curtis, Ervin, and Ezra), and 3 sisters (Verda, Fanny--Mrs. Reuben Gingerich, and Mary--Mrs. Curtis Gingerich). One brother (Melvin) preceded him in death. He was a member of the Steinman Church, where funeral services were held Feb. 24, with Albert Zehr, Elmer Schwartzentruber, and Orland Gingerich officiating.1a

      1aGOSPEL HERALD - Volume LXI, Number 14 - April 9, 1968, Pages 331-332

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Reuben V. Bender - April 9, 1968.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - bus - car accident - 1968 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: car accident - 21 Feb 1968 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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