Collection PNMSS/I-28 - Christina Bender and Luella Fanderich Papers

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Christina Bender and Luella Fanderich Papers


  • 1907-1984 (Creation)

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1.70 Linear Feet; 3 archives boxes

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Bender, Christina, daughter of Aaron and Lizzie (Miller) King, was born in Garden City, Mo., Aug. 19, 1901; died at Salem, Ore., Dec. 20, 1984; aged 83 y. On May 20, 1926, she was married to Mahlon Bender, who died on June 18, 1967. Surviving are 2 sons (Harold and Maurice), one daughter (Luella Fahndrich), 21 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren. She was a member of Salem Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at Zion Mennonite Church on Dec. 24, in charge of John Oyer and Beryl Forrester; interment in Zion Cemetery.

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This set includes a collection of small booklets and pamphlets and funeral programs, cards and obituaries.

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These records are open for public research.

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  • English

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  • English



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