DEBORAH A. BENDER, 57, of Fort Wayne, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at home with her family by her side. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Betty Lesh. She was a member of the Woodburn Missionary Church and worked for Aetna Insurance Company. She is survived by her husband of over 33 years, Gregory G. Bender; sons, Daniel (Mary) and Adam, both of Fort Wayne; sister, Melody (Ron) Daggett of Harlan; brother, James (Deb) Pusey of Arizona; and five grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Butch Lesh; sister, Piper Tassler; and a granddaughter. Memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Covington Memorial Gardens, 8408 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation two hours prior. She will be laid to rest at Covington Memorial Gardens. www.covingtonmemorial.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2012