GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                     Thursday August 24, 1995

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Mary A. Bendorf

  CONRAD - Mary A. Bendorf, 92, died Tuesday at home of natural causes.

  Memorial services is at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, with

Pondera Funeral Home handling arrangements.

  Bendorf was born May 9, 1903, in Doyon, N.D. She moved to Minnesota in the

1920's and worked as a switchboard operator and seamstress. After she was

widowed, she returned to work Minneapolis Moline, retiring to Arizona in 1968.She married Ernest Bendorf in Conrad.

  Surviving are her husband; a son, William R. Jones of Georgia; four

grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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