Dennis Carl Bolender, 93 of Bethel, died Tuesday Dec. 24, 2013 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown. He was retired from the Ford Motor Company, a United States Coast Guard Veteran and a member of the Carey-Bavis American Legion Post 180 in Georgetown.

Dennis was born Sept. 2, 1920 in Cincinnati, the son of late Dennis and Bertha (Ely) Bolender, Sr. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son- Larry Bolender and three brothers - Louis, Donald and Kenny Bolender.

Mr. Bolender is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Pope) Bolender; two sons - Barry Bolender and wife Patricia of Mt. Orab, and Mark Bolender of Bethel; one daughter - Linda Pride and husband Danny of Feesburg; one daughter-in-law - Sandy Bolender of Hamersville; three sisters - Emma Melchiorre of Chicago, Ill., Roberta Reeder of Avon, Ohio and Betty Johnson of Morrow; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Cahall Funeral Home in Mt. Orab. Vernon Green will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Tate Township Cemetery in Bethel.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com.

Published in News Democrat from Dec. 30 to Dec. 31, 2013