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Emery E. Bender

December 11, 1927 ~ December 20, 2017 (age 90)

 

A funeral service for Emery E. Bender, 90, of Kalona will be held Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 10:30AM at the Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church in Kalona with Pastor Floyd Helmuth officiating. Burial will follow in the East Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral from 9:30 – 10:30AM at the church. A memorial fund has been established for the Pleasantview Home where Emery had resided for the past 28 years, and where he died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

 

Emery E. Bender was born December 11, 1927 in Washington County, Iowa, the son of Samuel E. and Gertrude (Gingerich) Bender. He worked at Maplecrest Turkey Plant, the Kalona Sales Barn and the car wash. Emery was a charter member of Sunnyside Conservative Church and enjoyed playing games, especially dominos and while he was still able to attend church services, he and his sister, Rosetta, would entertain guests in their home following the service, playing games and eating ice cream. 

 

Survivors include his Sunnyside family and his Pleasantview family.

 

Preceding Emery in death were his parents, and infant brother Cletus and his sister Rosetta.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Pleasantview Home
811 3rd Street, PO B0x 309,Kalona, Iowa 52247,
Tel: 319 656 2421



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
December 26, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Sunnyside Conservative Church

Kalona, Iowa 52247

Funeral Service
Tuesday
December 26, 2017

10:30 AM
Sunnyside Conservative Church

Kalona, Iowa 52247


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