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Henry Bender, 93, a lifelong area resident, died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday (6 Feb 1983) at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.


A native of Poseyville, Bender lived and farmed just north of Cynthiana, rural route Owensville.


He was a lifelong member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Poseyville.


Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Virginia  Beuligmann of Poseyville, Mrs. Carolyn Blankenberger of Kokomo, and Mrs. Mary Davis of Cynthiana; six sons, Benjamin, Ivan and Harold, all of Poseyville, James of Cynthiana, Joe of Owensville, and Fred of Fort Branch; three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Effinger of Poseyville, and Mrs. Ida Miller and Miss Viola Bender, both of Evansville; a brother, Oscar of Benice Fla; 51 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.


Services were 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers