2018-06-10 / Obituaries


ROGER BENDES, of Alpena, formerly of St. Charles, 69, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at home. He was born on May 4, 1949 to Frank and Virginia (Bradt) Bendes. Roger grew up and lived for many years in St. Charles. He later moved to Detroit with his wife to work at Detroit Medical Center, retiring in May 2011.

Surviving are his wife, Jere Sue; son, Patrick Bendes, of Owosso; two sisters, Mary Ellen McCarthy, of Owosso and Bernieta Schraeder, of Shields; and a brother, Peter Boggs, of South Point, Ohio. Roger was preceded by his parents, and two sisters, Carol Hornick and Linda Nanney/Keiffer.

Visitation and memorial service will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Kendall Funeral Home, St. Charles. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society; All Saints Catholic Parish, in Alpena; Hospice of Michigan; Shiawassee Conservation Association or the Hartley Outdoor Education Center. www.kendallfuneralhome.net.

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