Gene Francis Fender |

Gene Francis Fender

Gene Francis Fender, of Carbondale, passed away March 20, 2011 at Heritage Park Care Center. She was 88.

Gene was born April 1, 1922 to Orville and Irene (Kaiser) Fender at the family ranch outside of Carbondale.

She worked as a typist for the Defense Department during WWII.

Gene is survived by her nieces, Debra and Doreen Fender and grandnephew, Niklas Protsman.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Orville “Bud” Fender, Jr.

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