Frederick A Bente
Sullivan - Frederick A Bente, 68, Rt 1, Sullivan, veteran Jefferson County board member, who would have sought re-election as chairman of the town of Sullivan in Tuesday's election died suddenly at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital.
   A long time farmer in the Rome area, Mr Bente had been a member of the town board of Sullivan since 1938 ad had been the town chairman since 1944. he was chairman of the Jefferson county agriculteral committee and had served on the County Fair committee for many years. He was a member of the St Luke's Lutheran Church, Rome, and of ist Brotherhood.
  Mr Bente was born Jan 15, 1897, in the town of Sullivan, the son of Henry and Lezetta Bente. He was married Aug 24, 1960, to Mrs Edna Wagie.
   He is survived by his wife; one brother, Victor, Jefferson; two sons, Donald Wagie, Jefferson, and Dale Wagie, at home; two daughers, Mrs Wayne Hoof, Jefferson, and Mrs Ellowin Santos, Madison; one nephew, Victor Bente, Jr, Jefferson; and two nieces, Mrs Richard Jaeckel, Jefferson, and Mrs Robert Wellborn, Watseka, Illinois.
   Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St Luke's Church, Rome, the Rev. Herbert Meyer officiating. Burial will be in St Luke's Cemetery. Friends may call after 4:30 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra
Date of Death was April 3 1965 and this obituary was in the Jefferson Co Union Newspaper (unknown date)


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