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Date of Passing: Apr 22, 2020

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Bret Bender of Winnipeg, formerly of Brandon, passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at the age of 41.
Bret is survived by his mother, Sally Bender of Brandon; sister, Erin (Drew) Krakowski and their daughters, Sicily and Chelsea of Sooke, BC; uncle and aunt, Jack (Kathy) Welsh of Virden; loving K-9 companion, Ed; and many special friends.
Bret was predeceased by his father, David Bender in 2003.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Bret's life at a later date.
Complete obituary information to follow.
Donations in memory of Bret can be directed to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, MB R7A 7M6, Westman Dreams for Kids, 404 18th Street North, Brandon, MB R7A 7P3, Border Regional Library, Box 970, Virden, MB R0M 2C0 or Brandon Riverbank Inc., #1-545 Conservation Drive, Brandon, MB R7A 7L8.

Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home, Melita, MB - (204) 522-3361
Neil Redpath and Kurt Ardron
Funeral Directors

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 25, 2020

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • So very sorry to hear of Bret’s passing. Sending love to Sally and Erin. - Posted by: Michelle (Smith) Manary (Former neighbour) on: Apr 28, 2020

  • We are so saddened to hear of Bret’s passing. Our thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Gord Paziuk and Kara-Lynne Radics-Paziuk (Friend) on: Apr 26, 2020

  • Offering my condolences on Bret's passing. We had missed seeing him around and have been concerned about him. He will be missed. I, especially, will miss our friendly exchanges and his helpfulness around watering the plants here at Highgate. - Posted by: Marilyn MacNaughton (Neighbour) on: Apr 25, 2020

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