Obit: Bender, Gilbert H. (1873 - 1955) 

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Bender, Ferguson, Jones, Henninger, Johanknecht, Nulton 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 24, 1955 

Bender, Gilbert H. (8 November 1873 - 20 February 1955) 

Final rites for Gilbert H. Bender of the Granton community will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton.  The Rev. Virgil Nulton will officiate.  Interment will be in Windfall Cemetery. 

Mr. Bender died Sunday, Feb. 20, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Emil Henninger, Granton R 1.  

Mr. Bender was born Nov. 8, 1873, and attained the age of 81.  He was married to Minnie Ferguson March 3, 1903.  She died Feb. 27, 1954. 

Surviving are eight children, four sons and four daughters, as follows: Mrs. Frank (Anita) Jones, Saugus, Cal.; Mrs. Emil (Helen) Henninger, Granton, R 1; Harold Bender, Granton R 1; Vern Bender, Chili R 1; Forrest Bender, Yakima, Wash.; Mrs. Russell (Marie) Johanknecht, Waupun; Mrs. Roy (Elsie) Johanknecht, Waupaca; Byron Bender, Yakima, Wash.  Surviving also are two brothers, Ed Bender of Yuba, Wis., and Clyde Bender of Yakima; also (smudge) grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. 

Mr. Bender was well known in Clark County, to which he came about 50 years ago.  He farmed and worked as a carpenter in the Granton area. 



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel