Dorothy Bender

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EVANS, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Dorothy Kroll Bender, 94, wife of the late Paul V. Bender. Mrs. Bender was born to Edward and Harriet Kroll on October 28, 1919 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Dorothy graduated from Freeport High School. She married Paul Bender in 1941 and they lived in Freeport, IL before retiring to Sun City Center, FL in 1978. Dorothy worked as a paralegal until her retirement. In Augusta she was a member of First Baptist Church of Augusta and the CSRA Bridge Center of Augusta. She loved to play bridge and was made an honorary life long Masters member. Dorothy is survived by two children: Doug Bender (Marianne) of Scottsdale, AZ and Susan Kious (Dr. Andrew Kious) of Evans, GA; three grandchildren: Allison Zimmerman of Scottsdale, Arizona, Randy Bender, of San Diego, California, and Christina Kious, of Atlanta, Ga., and two great grandchildren: Stella and Rachel Zimmerman of Scottsdale, Arizona. A memorial service will be Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. in the Story Chapel at First Baptist Church of Augusta with Dr. Greg DeLoach officiating. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to either First Baptist Church of Augusta at 3500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909 or to The Independence Fund, Inc. at 32379 Collection Center Drive, Chicago, IL. 60693. The family will receive friends following the service. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at

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(706) 364-8484
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Apr. 26, 2014
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