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Donald  H.  Bender

Obituary for Donald H. Bender

December 24, 1929 - September 30, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 87

Obituary

Donald Hearne Bender passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the age of 87. He was a lifelong resident of San Antonio, served in the Air Force during the Korean War, and earned his three degrees from St. Mary's University and Trinity University.

In 1994, after a forty-year career, he retired from Government Personnel Mutual Life Insurance Co. as a Senior Vice President, Information Systems. He was an active participant in life insurance industry affairs and contributed to many technical publications. Donald was a founding member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Bexar Kiwanis Club, a life member of the Order of Alhambra, a hunting enthusiast, and an avid golfer.

He is survived by Patti, his wife of 64 years. He leaves his three children and their spouses: Blaise and Julie Bender, San Antonio; Lee and Keith Coleman, The Woodlands, TX; and Reed and Paige Bender, Round Rock, TX along with his five grandchildren: Justin (Erin) Coleman, Tucson, AZ; Paul (Mary) Coleman, Denver, CO; Ross (Katy) Coleman, New Orleans, LA; Diana Coleman, Dallas, TX, and Evan Bender, Arlington, VA.

ROSARY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
1:30 PM
ST. ANTHONY DE PADUA CATHOLIC CHURCH
102 LORENZ, SAN ANTONIO, TX

MEMORIAL MASS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
2:00 PM
ST. ANTHONY DE PADUA CATHOLIC CHURCH
102 LORENZ, SAN ANTONIO, TX

Fr. Kevin Shanahan, MSC as celebrant. Private inurnment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. For those who desire, memorial gifts may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Inurnment

PRIVATE Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach
San Antonio, TX 78209

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San Antonio, TX 78212
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