Michael J. Bender,age 49 of Woodman, passed away on Monday June 6, 2011 at St. Mary' Hospital in Rochester Minnesota. He was born on August 27, 1961 in Boscobel Wisconsin. The son of Virgil and Betty (Achenbach) Bender. He married Connie Nachtigal on June 8, 1985 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel. He worked for Curwood Industries in Boscobel, as the ink room manager. He is survived by his wife Connie Bender of Woodman, Two sons Aaron Bender of Woodman, Andrew Bender of Woodman. A daughter Cera Bender of Woodman. His mother Betty Bender of Woodman. One brother John (Ruby) Bender of Woodman. Father and Mother in Laws: Edward and Patricia Nachtigal of Blue River. A sister in law: Joanne Govier of Lancaster. A Brother and Sister in Law: Steven and Mary Nachtigal of Soldiers Grove, along with several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Virgil Bender along with three brothers: Jim, Joe and Mark Bender. One sister Barbara Bender.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 11, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at the Boscobel High School Gymnasium in Boscobel Wisconsin. Pastor Mark Dieter officiating. Burial in the Czech National Cemetery in Yuba Wisconsin. Friends may call on Friday June 10, 2011 from 3:00 -8:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel and at the School on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the HLH Foundation at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester Mn. On line condolence may be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com