Justin Joseph Bender, 40, passed away unexpectedly May 12, 2018, at his home in Bismarck.
A memorial service will be held from 4 to 11 p.m. Thursday, May 17, Under the Memorial Bridge in Bismarck with a gathering and meal at Shelter 3 in Sertoma Park.
A second service will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the Wesley Acres Commons Room, 1115 W Havens Ave., Mitchell, S.D., with family present for visitation.
Justin was a loving father who would do anything for his children. He was supportive and willing to help out anyone who needed it. He was seen as the neighborhood dad to his neighbors and their children. Justin loved to fish and spend time with his family on top of owning his own business, JV Sprinkler Services.
Justin is survived by his two loving children, Ariana and Alex Bender, Bismarck, and their mother, Nadezhda Dudyrev; his parents, Coral and Randy Newsam, Mitchell, and Brad and Jodi Bender, West Des Moines, Iowa; four brothers, Jesse, Pierre, S.D., Eric, Worthington, Minn., Ryan (Bella), Manning, Iowa, and Kyle LeDosquet, West Des Moines; four sisters, Heather (Aaron), Omaha, Neb., Madison, West Des Moines, Nichole LeDosquet, Fargo, and Lanell (Ryan) Nemeth, Denver, Iowa, grandmother, Norma Hofer, Mitchell. He is also survived by five nieces, six nephews, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.