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Alvina I. Bender

September 20, 1933 June 24, 2019
Alvina I. Bender
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Obituary for Alvina I. Bender

Alvina I. Bender, age 85 of North Branch passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Ecumen North Branch.

Alvina was born on September 20, 1933 in Bird Island, Minnesota and orphaned by Frank and Marie (Bleaker) Molitor. She was raised on the upper West Side of St. Paul and received her high school diploma from Humboldt High School in 1951. She married Arthur H. Bender and they later divorced after 20 years of marriage. Alvina worked at Buckbee Mears Corp. as an electronics/circuit board’s inspector and quality control. She loved camping in her little trailer and was able to visit many sites throughout the United States as well as Europe. She will be remembered for her happy, kind and loving character and taking care of her five boys were the most important thing in her life.

Alvina is survived by her five sons, Mark of Ashland, PA; Thomas (Sheri) of Hillsboro, OR; Frank (Kelly) of Woodbury, James (Tami) of North Branch and John (Kelly) of Cottage Grove, her ex-husband, Arthur H. Bender of North Branch, brother, Virgil Molitor of Coon Rapids as well as her many grandchildren and great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Larry and sisters, Alice, Florence and Mable.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Jun

10:00 AM 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Gregory's Catholic Church

38725 Forest Blvd.
North Branch, MN 55056

St. Gregory's Catholic Church
38725 Forest Blvd. North Branch 55056 MN
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

27

Jun

11:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Gregory's Catholic Church

38725 Forest Blvd.
North Branch, MN 55056

St. Gregory's Catholic Church
38725 Forest Blvd. North Branch 55056 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

14th Ave. and Elm Street
North Branch, MN 55056

14th Ave. and Elm Street North Branch 55056 MN
United States
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