Thursday, June 20, 2013

Catherine A. (Bins) Richter

Catherine A. Richter also known as Catherine Anna Theresa Bins Richter, age 89, passed away at Elizabeth Residence on Thursday, June 20, 2013. She was born in Green Bay, WI, on January 20, 1924, daughter of the late Frederick and Edna Bins.

On September 13, 1947, she was united in marriage to Robert H. Richter; they were together for 48 years. She retired from Surgitek with 17 years of service. Catherine loved casino trips, card games and playing with the “Kitchen Band” at Imperial Apartments. Mom was best known for calling each child on their birthday and uniquely singing “Happy Birthday” to them. She was an avid Packer Backer and very sociable with everyone she met.

Survivors include her children, Julie Belkin, James (Kathy) Richter, Jean (Rodney) Asunto, John (Carol) Richter, Janice Richter ( Phoenix, Arizona). She is further survived by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; along with brother, Donald (Betty) Bins; brother-in-law, David (Lois) Richter; and Special Sister Bev Doonan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; brother, Bob Bins; sisters-in-law, Jackie Hansen and Elaine Berg; brothers-in-law, Harley Berg and Jack Hansen; and many dear friends, including Eddie.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 1, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Reverend William Dietzler officiating.  Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be with the family Monday at church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Flowers or memorial remembrances to:  Hospice Alliance Inc., 10220 Prairie Ridge Boulevard, Pleasant Prairie WI. 53158 have been suggested.

A special thank you to Hospice Alliance and Elizabeth Residence for their compassionate care.

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