1906 - 1985
Obit of 16 Sep 1985
Mrs. Thurwald (Gertrude) Bender, 79, 1141 Hus Drive, died Sunday morning at Watertown Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The former Gertrude Jaeger was born 10 May 1906 in Fairfield Co, Connecticut. She was the adopted daughter of Otto and Rose Jaeger. On 13 July 1930 she married the Rev Thurwald Bender at the Baptist Church in Lebanon. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a member of AARP 2007.
Survivors include her husband; one daughter Mrs. Walter (Jean) Lining, Spokane, Washington; 3 sons, Robert, Hazel Crest, Illinois, James, Clarendon, Illinois, and Charles (Carol), Endwell, New York; 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
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