Theodore "Ted" Bender

Bender, Theodore "Ted" Age 72 of Wausau, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013. He served his country in the US Marine Corps. during the Vietnam War. Survivors include his brothers, Ned (Nancy) Schwichtenberg, Daniel (Patti) Schwichtenberg, all of Milwaukee, and Robert (Gail) Schwichtenberg, Grand Marsh; his dear friend, Cay Rhinehart and her family, Wausau; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Dorothy Schwichtenberg. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 6205 Alderson St, Weston. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of service on Wednesday. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, 614 E. Howard Ave., Milwaukee at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 1. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the church. Online Condolences may be given at

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Jan. 27, 2013