Marion L. Bender, 84, of Marion, Ohio, and formerly of Richwood and Sandusky, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Marion General Hospital.
She was born May 10, 1929, in Marion,daughter of the late Henry S. and Fern Z. (Dalton) Roberts. Marion was a homemaker. She enjoyed volunteering at Providence Hospital in Sandusky, quilting, sewing ,and baking.
Marion married August R. Bender on July 6, 1947, and he passed away July 30, 2009.
Survivors include three sons,Stephen D. (Judy) Bender, of Tallmadge, Ohio, Philip Bender, of Lee Summit, Mo., and Daniel L. (Beth) Bender, of Sandusky; one daughter, Vicki L. (Bob) Webb, of Marion; one brother, Richard (Shirley) Roberts, of Hartville, Ohio; two sisters, Barbara (Don) Parks, of Caledonia, Ohio, and Marguerite Roberts, of Marion; sister-in-law, Becky Roberts Bertke; nine grandchildren, Patrick (Jana) Bender, Justin, Tara, Felecia Bender, Joshua, Gen, Jordan, Jayce Bender, Brad, Terah Webb, and Suzie (Pat) Tesmer; three great-grand children, Graham, Zachary and Finn; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Preceding Marion in death was her husband, August Bender; and four brothers, Paul, Bob, Jack and Hank Roberts.
Family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Gunder/Hall & Folk Directors with services at 7 p.m. The Rev. David Hoffman will officiate.
Also a visitation will be from 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Sandusky, with a funeral service at noon, The Rev. Doug Gwinner will officiate. Burial will be in Perkins Township Cemetery in Sandusky.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice or Honors Flight program for Veterans.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at gunderhallandfolk.com.