1878 - 1970 (91 years)
||John Bender |
||7 Oct 1878
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada [1, 2]
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
|Eby ID Number
||2 Jan 1970
||East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada
||29 Sep 2019 |
||Joseph M. Bender, b. 15 Dec 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. Yes, date unknown |
||Elizabeth R. Ruby, b. 30 Sep 1851, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario , d. 19 Apr 1929, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 77 years) |
||28 Sep 1875
||South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Magdalena "Lena" Zehr, b. 19 Apr 1873, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada , d. 14 Mar 1955, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 81 years) |
||13 Mar 1900 
| ||1. Annie Bender, b. 1901, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada , d. 1972 (Age 71 years)|
| ||2. Bena Bender, b. 12 Jun 1906, d. 3 Oct 1988, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 82 years)|
| ||3. Elizabeth Bender, b. 20 Oct 1908, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario , d. 30 Jan 1990, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 81 years)|
| ||4. Joseph Ormas Bender, b. 23 Feb 1911, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada , d. 28 Feb 1995 (Age 84 years)|
||30 Sep 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
|Born - 7 Oct 1878 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Religion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Buried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada
- John Bender
John Bender of Tavistock, formerly of New Hamburg and South Easthope Township, died last Friday at the age of 91.
Born Oct. 7, 1878 in Wilmot Township, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bender and farmed in South Easthope Township for many years before retiring and moving to New Hamburg. He came to Tavistock three months ago. Mr. Bender was a member of the East Zorra Mennonite Church 16th line.
His wife, the former Magdalena Zehr predeceased him in 1955. Surviving are one son, Joseph, Shakespeare; three daughters, Mrs. Bena Kropf, New Hamburg; Mrs. David (Annie) Streicher and Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Schwartzentruber, Tavistock; three sisters, Mrs. Noah (Lena) Wagler, New Hamburg; Mrs. Christian (Katie) Lebold and Mrs. Christian (Anne) Baechler, both of Tavistock; 16 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one son and six brothers.
Funeral service was held at the East Zorra Mennonite church, 16th line, on Monday, Rev Newton Gingerich officiating.
Burial took place in the church cemetery.
The Robert Krug Funeral Home, Tavistock, was in charge of arrangements.
New Hamburg Independent, January 7, 1970
- [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 23.
- [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 55.
- [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
Joseph M Bender Born: Wilmot Age: 23 Born: abt 1852 Father: John Bender Mother: Catherine Bender Spouse: Elizabeth Rubey Age: 23 Born: abt 1852 born: South Easthope Father: Joseph Rubey Mother: Magdaline Rubey married 28 Sep 1875 married: Perth, South Easthope
- [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Madalena Bender - April 12, 1955 - page 358, 359.