Erwin "Erv" Bender
December 15, 1926 - October 18, 2020
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Erwin “Erv” Bender, age 93, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2020 at the Renaissance Assisted Living Facility in Appleton, WI. Erv was born on December 15, 1926 in St. Louis, MO to William and Helen Bender.  He joined the Navy in 1944 where he learned to be a baker.  He married Elaine Blystad on…

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Giles Bellin (Ron & Lloyd's Red Owl) left a message on November 6, 2020:
To the Family of Erv Bender- Heaven has have gained another a great man and a great baker. Erv worked with us at the Ron & Lloyd's store in Waupaca. Erv always was a joy to work with. We and his crew were fortunate to have him on our team. He taught us many things about running a good bakery. Giles Bellin, supervisor at Ron & Lloyd's food Stores.
Arletta R Trejo left a message on November 1, 2020:
I forgot to say that your dad made our wedding cake also and it was beautiful. That was 57 years ago this week. Arletta & Ralph Trejo
Arletta R Trejo left a message on November 1, 2020:
I accidentally ran across Erv's obituary. I worked for your mom and dad at Bon Ton when I was in high school. I don't know if you remember me, but I babysat with you and John Bilitz a couple times instead of working at the bakery. I really enjoyed working at the bakery and loved your mom and dad. I learned so much from them. It was actually my first job, so I got a good start. My condolences to you and the whole family. Arletta (Kuehl) Trejo from Beaver Dam
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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