Michael R. Bender, 50, of Carpentersville passed away May 19, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born June 11, 1968 in Elgin Illinois. Beloved husband of Cindy nee Nyce; dear son of Myron(Betty) Bender and Rondi (the late Stanley) Jurgens; loving father of Ian Bender, Casey(Lindsey) Franklin, Keith Franklin, Tiffany Curley and Samantha Curley; caring grandfather of Mateo, Jaylee, Kelly, Ali, Izabella, Jeramiah and Naveah; dear brother of Steven Pearson and numerous step sisters and brothers.
Mike was an member of the Loyal order of Moose since 1989. He was also a very devoted custodian for more than 30 years, serving the St. Charles area school districts as well as Barrington area school districts and most recently Burlington district 301.
In honor of Mike please wear a shirt that reminds you of him- superhero, concert t-shirt, Star Wars, or a biker themed shirt.
Visitation for Mike will be held Thursday May 23, 2019 from 3pm-9pm at Dundee Funeral Home 525 Dundee Ave., East Dundee IL 60118.