Todd Bender, 63, passed away Tuesday morning, September 6, 2022, at his home surrounded by family and friends.
Todd was born December 11, 1958, at Dover Airforce Base, DE, the son of Frederick and Evelyn (Painter) Bender. His high school years were spent in Marquette, MI. He had many friends, including the friends in the United States Marine Corps. For over 30 years, Todd drove truck for companies including A&M Express, Ecklund and Dedicated Systems, and Eisentraut Ag Services, where he retired from.
On September 12, 2009, Todd was united in marriage with Michelle Giese in Plymouth. The couple shared 12 years together before she preceded him in death on November 8, 2021. He is now reunited with his beloved wife.
Todd was a member of Mapledale Baptist Church in Sheboygan. He was previously a member of Crossroads Community Church with his wife, Michelle. He always looked forward to riding his Harley with Michelle.
Todd is survived by his children: Eric (Lisa) Bazzetta, Sandi (Patrick) Malinak, Ashley Bender, and James (Andrea) Conley, all of IN and Penny (Jeff) Radzik and Lucas Langley, both of MI; 18 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; mother-in-law Connie Giese; brother John (Tena) Bender of Foley, AL; sisters Doreen (Rickey) Krachey of Wausau and Deborah (William) LaRose of Green Bay; brothers-in-law Jim (Amy) Giese of Florence, MT and Chris (Kristi) Giese of Watertown; beloved dog, Chuck; other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and beloved wife, Michelle.
Memorial Services will be held at 1:30PM on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Mapledale Baptist Church, 4015 Superior Ave. in Sheboygan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated in Todd’s name.
Family would like to extend a special thank you to Corrie and Chris for their care over the past months and for helping to fulfill his wishes of staying at home.
Wenig Funeral Home – Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit www.wenigfh.com for more information and online condolences.