Robert Raymond Bender Sr., of Conrad, Mont., passed away peacefully with his family by his side Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 in Belgrade, Mont. He was born Aug. 23, 1942 in Bristol, Pa. to Jacob and Pauline (Loessy) Bender.
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Robert attended and graduated from Bristol, Pa. schools. He married Kimberly Mazzie, on June 27, 1977 in Montrose, Pa.
Robert enjoyed gardening, hunting, and camping, but most of all loved laughing and spending time with his family.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by: his wife, Kim Bender of Conrad, Mont.; children, Robert Jacob (Holly) Bender of Conrad, Mont., Robert Raymond (Rhonda) Bender Jr. of Conrad, Mont., Bobbi Jo (James) Archambault of Virginia, and Nicole (Mike) Meis of Belgrade, Mont.; and 11 grandchildren.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.dahlcares.com.
Dahl Funeral Chapel
300 Highland Boulevard
Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Oct. 12, 2014