Edward J. Bense, 93, of Waterloo, Illinois, died January 24, 2017, in New Athens, IL. He was born February 1, 1923, in Ruma.
He is survived by Esther E. Clevenger and family; cousins; and friends.
Edward is preceded in death by his parents Herman and Teresa (nee Miller) Bense and a brother Herbert Bense.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
2 PM to 8 PM Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
12 noon until time of service Friday
1 PM Friday, January 27, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Merritt Demski officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL