News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 10, 2013

Doris Irene Bender

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Doris Irene Bender, 90, of Terre Haute, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at 6:10 a.m. She was born Feb. 2, 1923, to Virgil Wallace and Texie Marie (Lash) Wallace. Doris was a member of the Breden Memorial United Methodist Church. She served beside her husband, Herbert, for 25 years at the Indiana State University Lodge.  

Doris is survived by her son, Don Bender and wife Pam; grandson, Matt Bender and wife La’el; siblings, Jerry Wallace, Jack Wallace, and Edith Bierbaum; as well as many nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Martha Wallace, Thelma (Betty) Tingley, Virgil Wallace Jr., and JoAnn Radcliff.

Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Breden Memorial United Methodist Church. Pastor David Deal will be officiating. A luncheon at the church will immediately follow the service. The family has entrusted DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, with making arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the American Cancer Society, Terre Haute Chapter. Online condolences can be made at: