Tonawanda News


March 25, 2013

Herbert G. Mende

TOWN OF WHEATFIELD — Herbert G. Mende, age 90, formerly of the Town of Tonawanda, Saturday, March 23, 2013, at    Elderwoord Health Care at Crestwood. He was a 1940 graduate of Tonawanda High School and served in the US Army during World War II. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University and his Masters from the University of Buffalo. Herbert was the husband of Ruth (nee Koepsel) Mende, who died in 2003; and was the brother of the late Wilbur Nugent.

He is survived by four children, David H. Mende of Lehigh Acres, FL, Eric W. (Debra) Mende of Wilsonville, OR, Carl R.  (Debra) Mende of Derby, NY, and Barbara R. Krick of Tomahawk, WI; eight grandchildren and a brother, James Mende of Detroit, MI.

Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), in Tonawanda, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Wednesday by Pastor Scott Lord. A private interment will be in Elmlawn Cemetery.

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