Bonnie Louise Bentzinger

Female26 January 1921–17 February 2011

Brief Life History of Bonnie Louise

When Bonnie Louise Bentzinger was born on 26 January 1921, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, Daniel David Bentzinger, was 41 and her mother, Rena Seyler, was 32. She married Clifford Eugene Herndon on 30 May 1939, in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Center, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 17 February 2011, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Clifford Eugene Herndon
Bonnie Louise Bentzinger
Marriage: 30 May 1939
Portia Lynn Herndon

Sources (8)

  • Bonnie Herndon, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Bonnie Louise Bentzinger, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Bonnie Bentzinger Herndon, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    30 May 1939Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

    Age 1

    The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 24

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Benzinger and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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