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Obituary - Cindy Larochelle Bender

Cindy Larochelle Bender

1942 - 2019

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel - Larochelle Bender(2019)

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Cindy Larochelle Bender, loving partner of Ron Bender, announces her peaceful passing at the Riverview Care Centre in Medicine Hat on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at the age of 77 years. The Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. Private Interment will take place at the Ponteix Cemetery, Ponteix, Saskatchewan.


  1. Ardis and Dave Tingley:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 10:24 AM

    Please accept our most sincere condolences in your time of sorrow. Our thoughts are with you.

  2. M Bender:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 12:06 PM

    Ron I am so sorry.

  3. Don & Maggie Fleck:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 12:48 PM

    Our sincere sympathies to Ron and all of Cindy's families.
    May she rest in peace.

  4. Les Aman:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 02:42 PM

    Ron, very sorry to hear of your loss. May God's Peace be with you at this time.

  5. Alex & Irene Onody:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 05:11 PM

    So very sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God guide you through this very difficult time.

  6. Joely Augustino:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 06:56 PM

    To you Ron and the entire Larochelle family. Please accept our families most sincere condolences on the loss of Cindy. Although Cindy is completely healed, set free and in the arms of Jesus, her presence will be definitely missed here on earth. I will always remember years of visits with Kim and Steve around the kitchen table and at the rink while she cheered Gabe on through every game. What a beautiful legacy of love she left behind with all of the ones who are left to say “Till we meet again.” Safe in the arms of Jesus. No better place to be.

  7. Tom & Darlene Scott:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 08:55 PM

    Dear Ron
    So sorry to hear of Cindy's passing. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and family at this time. May the many wonderful memories you made together help sustain you at this time and give you peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time
    Darlene & Tom

  8. Barb/Ray Bockman:
    Nov 28, 2019 at 09:22 PM

    To Ron and Cindy's family, our condolences. Keep all the past good memories close to your hearts, our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

  9. Debbie & Bob Mantler:
    Nov 29, 2019 at 12:53 AM

    To Ron and Cindy's family;
    We had some good times.....lots of fun & laughs at our family reunions. Cindy was quite the talker and she ran a close first with us Diebert girls....but there were too many of us and we mostly got our words in just as much as Cindy. A smart lady and hardworking as well. The last we visited Cindy was in Feb of 2019 at our Aunt Tillie's 99th birthday and Ron brought her over to the party room at the care centre...Cindy seemed to quite enjoy being there and spent most of the party watching and I think even singing a little. We lost the ability to carry on those talkative conversations; but when we met, we still had conversations. Cindy will be sorely missed by all our families. She was fun and always enjoyed her company. Our hearts go out to her children and grandchildren, who Cindy praised and loved so dearly. Dimentia was not her friend, nor ours...Pray we never have to meet it ourselves. Ron has been by her side thru all and will miss her so much as he has for the last few years....he was dedicated to Cindy...and made sure he took her her favorite milkshake whenever he visited. Cindy has gone to a heavenly place where she will laugh and talk and watch over her family as their guardian angel and will live in your hearts forever. Blessings to All and may sunshine fill your hearts once again and warm smiles of the memories you will cherish forever...

  10. Frank Anderson:
    Nov 29, 2019 at 07:52 AM

    We are privileged to share in the saddness of Cindy's passing with the entire Larochelle family, Ron Bender and her friends. Cindy was a truly unforgetable person who brought uncommon energy, zest and determination into the lives of those she cared for.

    On behalf of the Anderson family please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your great loss and our confident hopes that you may continue to draw on Cindy's wonderful strength and care for your success throughout the years.

  11. Ray Jeanette Kohls:
    Nov 30, 2019 at 09:41 PM

    Sincere sympathy to you and Cindy's family. What a great lady!

  12. Sid Scheifele:
    Dec 01, 2019 at 11:26 PM


    My sincere condolences in your time of sorrow.

  13. Laura Volk:
    Dec 02, 2019 at 12:21 AM

    Joel, we are sending you our condolences and a big hug. We all smile when we think of Cindy. May she rest in eternal peace.
    From the VOLK family

  14. Rita Maier:
    Dec 03, 2019 at 12:05 PM

    Ron, and the entire Larochelle family
    Our deepest sympathies to all of you. Cindy was a very special person, and touched so many peoples lives. She was a Brave woman teaching drivers education to all of those students. She will always be remembered for that, as well as her curling, and being a strong woman, who was left with a young family way to soon. We are so glad that she got a second chance at happiness with Ron, You were her rock.
    Rita Maier and Gordon Gomke

  15. Lisa Eberle:
    Dec 04, 2019 at 06:13 AM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  16. Charlie & Shari Komm:
    Dec 04, 2019 at 11:42 AM

    Dear Ronnie and family
    So sorry for your loss. May the memories of Cindy always be in your hearts and minds forever.
    Tears are good, but laughter is healing.

  17. Tyrus Bender:
    Dec 05, 2019 at 04:04 PM

    Ashley and I are very sorry for your loss Ron. Cindy was a loving and caring person who was always a part of our trips down to Medicine Hat. One of the fond memories I have is when she arranged for a 90th birthday certificate from the Government of Canada issued to Grandma Ella Bender 11 years ago. I also remember our trip around Hilda Alberta 4 years ago with Cindy and the kids.

  18. Ruby Ruth Brown:
    Dec 05, 2019 at 04:07 PM

    Dear Ron so sorry to hear about Cindy she is in the hands of the lord now & at peace no more pain Love cousin Ruby & Bob

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