Lois R. Bendall

January 9, 2019

LAKE MILLS -- Lois R. Bendall, 87, Lake Mills, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at her home.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1931, in Johnson Creek, the daughter of the late Herbert and Meta (Biederman) Staude. She was a 1949 graduate of the Johnson Creek High School.

Lois married Charles F. Bendall on June 11, 1949, at the Farmington Lutheran Church. He died on March 15, 2001. She was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Mills and its Ladies Aid.

Survivors include her children, Sharon Hynes of Delafield, Steve (Barb) of Lake Mills, Jeffrey (Marybeth) of LaValle; five grandchildren, Timothy Thomas Hynes, Nicole (Matt) Dederick, Christopher (Courtney) Bendall, Brandon (Cassandra) Bendall, Amanda (Almon) Benton; six great-grandchildren, Jacob Dederick, Lucas Dederick, Emma Jo Bendall, Bria Bendall, Bryce Bendall, Linley Benton; one brother, Herbert (Ione) Staude of Watertown; three sisters, Lucille Nottestad of Utica, Loretta Winkelman of Johnson Creek, Lyla (Peter) Westermeyer of Watertown; other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lorraine Larson, and two infant sons, Charles Bendall III and Scott Bendall.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Mills. Friends may call after 10 a.m. on Saturday at the church until the time of services. Burial will be in Rock Lake Cemetery.

If desired, memorials would be appreciated to Trinity Pines.


Claussen Funeral Home

416 W. Lake St. Lake Mills

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