Donald F. Bins, age 86, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home, Union Grove. Don was born in Green Bay, WI, on November 26, 1927, son of the late Fred and Edna (Nee: Lang) Bins.
Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Betty; his children, Larry (Bonnie) Bins, Chris (Don) Tellefsen, Connie (Lonnie) Poffenberger, all of Racine; nine grandchildren, Joel (Kaia) Beyer, Leigh (Greg) Pitts, Lauren (Bill) Rushing, Dena (Ben) Serwe, Jenna (Mitch) Kuhlman, Julie Tellefsen, Ellen (Norm) Ask, Jennifer (TJ) Owen, and Brian Bins; 17 great-grandchildren; other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert; and sister, Catherine (Robert) Richter.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Rev. Terrance J. Huebner officiating. Interment with Full Military Honors will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to the Parkinsons Foundation or one’s favorite charity have been suggested.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Don’s caregivers at Gates Hall at the Veterans’ Home for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888