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Bender, Louis – Obituary

Louis Bender is taken by death widely-known valley resident succumbs here this morning Louis Bender, 65, a widely known Ellensburg and Kittitas Valley resident for nearly half a century, died at his home this morning [March 22, 1946]. He had been in ill health for several months and had undergone two operations at Swedish Hospital in Seattle Born in Onondaga, Mich., in 1880, he came to Ellensburg in 1899. He was employed at the Clarence Palmer livery stable for seven years. Identified with livestock and farming virtually all his life, he left the Palmer Livery to take a contract hauling freight for the building of the Milwaukee railroad through the valley He was thus engaged when he was married to Maria Elizabeth Hayes, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hayes of Ellensburg, on June 22, 1908 Later he operated the Lobby Pool Hall here for five years and then purchased a ranch north of Ellensburg, where he operated the Independent Dairy for 19 years. Five years ago he sold the dairy and purchased the Hamilton ranch in Badger Pocket, where he lived until retiring to a farm on the West Side three years ago He formerly was active in the Elks, I.O.O.F. and Eagles lodges. Surviving are his widow; five sons, Bernard, Louis, George, Russell, and Harrell Bender; a daughter, Miss Berneice Bender, and seven granddaughters, all of Ellensburg; and a brother, Frank Bender of Glendale, Cal Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL...

Glenn David Todd of Onondaga MI

Glenn David Todd10, (Bethel9, Edwin H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 14, 1883, married March 14, 1908, Zena Viola, daughter of Squire and Rosena McDonald, of Rives Junction, Mich. He is a farmer and resides in Onondaga, Mich. Children: 2803. Leroy Squire, b. Feb. 5, 1909. 2804. Austin Glenn, b. Sept. 7, 1910. 2805. Lorna Isabelle, b. Dec. 7,...

Bethel Todd of Buffalo NY

Bethel Todd9, (Edwin H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 28, 1858, in Poultneyville, N. Y., died March 13, 1912, in Buffalo, N. Y., married March 15, 1882, Ella S. Cochran, of Onondaga, Mich. He went with his parents from Poultneyville, N. Y., to Port Dalhousie, Ont., Canada, where his father started in the hotel business. At the age of about 15, Mr. Todd obtained employment on a vessel plying on the great lakes, determined to be a sailor, which occupation he followed until his marriage. During the winter of 1881-82 he went to Onondaga, Mich., to visit his mothers relatives and while there he met Miss Cochran, who was soon to be his future wife. She being a farmer’s daughter, seems to have exerted some influence upon him to attempt farming for a time, but the renumeration being to meager to suit him, he soon returned to the lakes for the summer season, the winters he passed in St. Catherine’s, Canada, which was the home of his mother, until after her death when he made Buffalo, N. Y., his headquarters for his remaining days, his death being caused by Pneumonia. Children: *2644. Glenn David, b. Aug. 14, 1883. *2645. R. V. Eddie, b. Aug. 21, 1886. *2646. Eva Ettie, b. Aug. 21,...

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