Farewell to Lew Bender

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association on Feb 12 2024 at 04:12PM PST in Fall 2023

We are very sad to share the news that Lew Bender passed away this afternoon from a heart attack. Lew was a star player and manager in the CSSA, and a tournament player. He will be greatly missed. More details will be forthcoming regarding services. All of us in the CSSA send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace, Lew.


2024-02-13T06:35:39.000-08:00February 13 2024, at 06:35 AM PST, Jim Herbert said:

Prayers for the Bender family. Sorry for your loss. I enjoyed playing with and against Lew in the CSSA. He was a true friend, and will be missed.

2024-02-13T11:51:38.000-08:00February 13 2024, at 11:51 AM PST, Pat Hill said:

A good ball player and a really great person.

2024-02-15T17:28:18.000-08:00February 15 2024, at 05:28 PM PST, Ralph Vestuti said:

My Friend Lew will be missed. A good ball player and a very nice person. Lew was soft spoken and got his points across. He managed his teams as all the players were equal and his friends. All of us who played with you will all meet up on the field in a much better world. Rest in peace my friend.