Benny Bender

(Date Unknown - March 31, 1972)


The Lusk Herald
April 6, 1972


Benny Bender, Rodeo Clown, Dies in Ariz.

Benny Bender, a well-known rodeo clown, died March 31, in Tucson, Ariz. at the age of 57 of cancer. He was burried [sic] at Mobridge, S.D., his early home on April 4.

Bender will be remembered in Lusk as her was the clown for the county fair and rodeo many times suffering a serious injury her once in an encounter with a brahma.

Bender retired from clowning and has been living with his wife in Tuscon. Serving [sic] him in addition to his wife is a daughter Billie who still follows the rodeo profession, performing as a trick roper.




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