CONCORD — John L. “Jack” Bender passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

He was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Jefferson.

Jack’s parents were the original owners of the Jefferson Hotel.

Jack proceeded to build Jack’s Auto Ranch, the Concord House and Concord Campground.

Jack is survived by his children, Chris Bender and John (Patricia) Bender; grandchildren, Adam, Brent, Kailey, Courtney, Allison, John, Kaylin and Karissa; great-grandchildren, Grayson, Asher, Wes and Evelyn.

Visitation will be held Nov. 16 at St. Stevens Evangelical Lutheran Church, W2094 Church Drive, Concord, from 12:30 until 4:30 p.m. with a service to follow.

Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Jefferson, on Nov. 17, at 12:30 p.m., with a late lunch to follow at the Concord House at 1:30 p.m.

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