Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Melvin William Bender

Male 1907 - 1967  (60 years)


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  • Name Melvin William Bender 
    Born 21 Jan 1907  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-200471 
    Died 17 Nov 1967  Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Nairn Mennonite Cemetery, Nairn, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I200471  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Noah S. Bender,   b. 13 May 1881, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Ruby,   b. 12 Jun 1884, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1949, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1905  [2, 3
    Family ID F30794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Roth,   b. 1909,   d. 1989  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Grace Magdalene Bender,   b. 5 Sep 1930,   d. 9 Mar 2005  (Age 74 years)
     2. Elaine Mabel Bender
     3. Gerald Melvin "Gerry" Bender,   b. 13 Aug 1934, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 2011, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Mary Catherine Bender
     5. John Benjamin Bender
     6. Ray Noah Bender,   b. 23 Jul 1939, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1956, , Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     7. Janice Barbara Bender
     8. Darlene Sharon Bender
     9. Doreen Karen Bender
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F56132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bender.- Melvin W., son of Noah S. and Magdalena (Ruby) Bender, was born in East Zorra Twp., Jan. 21, 1907; died at Strathroy General Hospital, Strathroy, Ont., Nov. 17, 1967; aged 60 y. 9 m. 27 d. On Oct. 15, 1929, he was married to Mabel Roth, who survives. Also surviving are 10 children (Grace-Mrs. Kenneth Schwartzentruber, Elaine-Mrs. Daniel Zehr, Mary-Mrs. Robert Johnston, Janice-Mrs. Aden Brubacher, Doreen-Mrs. Jerry Ropp, Gerald, John, Darlene, Cynthia, and George), 14 grandchildren, 3 sisters (Verda, Mrs. Reuben Gingerich, and Mrs. Curtis Gingerich), and 5 brothers (Reuben, Elton, Curtis, Ervin, and Ezra). He was preceded in death by one son (Ray). Funeral services were held at the Nairn Church, Nov. 20, with Wilfred Schlegel and Mel Otterbein officiating

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., County, M., & Cemetery, N. (1907). Melvin William Bender (1907-1967) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 4 August 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66217367.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 10, 1961 - Obituary of Noah S. Bender.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 24, 1950 - Obituary of Magdalena Ruby.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1907 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1967 - Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nairn Mennonite Cemetery, Nairn, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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