Gerald G. Bender Sr. 1939 – 2020
CAMERON - Gerald Gene Bender Sr., 81, of Cameron, passed away October 26, 2020. Gerald was born October 17, 1939 to John and Florence (Snyder) Bender in Washington, Iowa.
On December 31, 1960, he married Judith Piper in Washington, IA. She preceded him in death.
Gerald was a seed dealer for Trojan Seed for many years, then went to work for Montgomery Wards in St. Joseph and Sears in St. Joseph and Cameron.
He is preceded in death by his wife Judith, and sister Lucille Campbell.
Gerald is survived by; son Gerald Jr. “Jerry” (Tina) Bender, Higginsville, MO; 2 daughters, Mindy Bohrn, Kansas City, Laurie Bender, Brandon, FL; sister, Norma Jennings, Columbus Junction, IA, 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Arrangements under the direction of Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO.