Pauline Kender 1925-2013

LAKE COLUMBIA, Mich. – Pauline Bahn Kender, 88, of Lake Columbia, passed away Monday, Sept 9, 2013, at RidgeCrest Health Campus.

Pauline was born on May 24, 1925, in Yugoslavia, to Frank and Mary Komlance Bahn.

Pauline married Edward Kender on July 9, 1949, in Youngstown, and he survives.

In addition to her husband of 64 years, Pauline is survived by her daughters, Marilyn Ruben and Susan (Jim) Commissaris; grandchildren, Michael and Jennifer Ruben, and Brian, Amanda and Lora Commissaris; sister and brother-in-law, Anne (Al) Milne; sister-in-law, Mrs. Rudy (Charlotte) Bahn; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

In Paul-ine’s honor, memorial donations may be shared with the Alz-heimer’s Association.

Pauline’s healing farewell service will be noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Braun Chapel in Brooklyn, Mich., with the Rev. Chuck McNeil officiating.

Interment will take place in Jefferson Cemetery.

Please sign Pauline’s guestbook at or leave a message of comfort for her family by calling 877-231-7900.

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