WILLIAM "BILL" A. BENDER, 83, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Born Dec. 5, 1937, in Uniondale, Ind., he was a son of the late Malcolm and Grace (Wolmsley) Bender. Bill retired from GE after 30 years of service. Surviving are his wife, Eva (Asher) Bender of Fort Wayne; sons, Fred (Maureen) Bender and David (Sarah) Bender, both of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren, Mikayla, Ina, Avery, and Merlin; siblings, Nancy (Garry) Sink of Zanesville, Ind., and Robert (Mary Ann) Bender of Huntington, Ind.; and sisters-in-law, Peggy Sue (Curtis) Collins of Uniondale, Ind., and Sandra Billingslea of Fort Wayne. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Muriel Hornburger. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. For online condolences, visit www.advantagehighlandpark.com
Published by Fort Wayne Newspapers on Sep. 19, 2021.