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

Reuben Valentine Bender

Male 1910 - 1968  (57 years)


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  • Name Reuben Valentine Bender 
    Born 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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    bus - car accident 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25940 
    Died 21 Feb 1968  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: car accident 
    Person ID I25940  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    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, 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 Alice Litwiller,   b. Abt 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F22041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

      GOSPEL 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.

    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.