Inez M. Bender, Dec. 7, 1919 – Aug. 27, 2011
Inez loved her horses and was a member of the Boulder City Horsemen’s Association for 40 years. She also rode in the riding drill team called the Drill Bits and won many trophies.
Inez is survived by her children, Henry (Sandy) Bender, George (Cindy) Bender and Brenda Mooney. Her grandchildren, Christina, Matthew, Holly, Tricia, a.j. and Bonny, all of Boulder City; and great-grandchild, Kyla of Boulder City; sisters, Mabel Lambert and Annie Mattke of South Dakota.
Services will be held at 9:20 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Buchanan Blvd., Boulder City.
The family will be providing a luncheon at 115 Forest Lane immediately after the service for family and friends.
William Blum, May 4, 1924 – Aug. 22, 2011
William “Bill” Blum, 87, passed away peacefully on Aug. 22, 2011. Bill was born on May 4, 1924, in West New York, N.J., was a resident of California for over 40 years, and a resident of Nevada for over 25 years.
Bill served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged from Fort MacArthur, Calif., in 1946. After his service, Bill went to work for GTE California, from which he retired after 32 years. Bill was a lifetime member of the Sunset Masonic Lodge No. 369 in Santa Monica, Calif., a member of Scottish Rite, Zelzah Shriners, and a 32 Degree Mason. Bill also was a citizen volunteer for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of over 30 years, June Blum; his sister and her spouse, Audrey and John Dilbatis of North Carolina; his sister, Evelyn Roedel of North Carolina; his four step-children and their spouses, Marlena Tudor of Nevada, Donna and Gary Capel of Nevada, Phillip and Helen Huelson of Calif.; Wanda and Patrick Noone of Nevada; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nev. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Zelzah Shrine Children Transportation Fund, 2222 West Mesquite Ave., Las Vegas, Nev., 89106.