Gregory B. Binsfeld, 89
Sept. 5, 1922 - April 17, 2012
Requiem Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at St. Robert Bellarmine Roman Catholic Church in St. Cloud (430 8th Avenue South) for Gregory B. Binsfeld, 89, of Sartell who died on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell. Reverend Christopher Leith will officiate. Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Parish Cemetery, Sartell.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday (TODAY) at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish prayers and rosary will be at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Greg was born on September 5, 1922 in Waite Park, Minnesota to the late Bernard and Catherine (Schreiner) Binsfeld. He married Therese C. Kaschmitter on June 23, 1951 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Greg lived all of his life in the St. Cloud/ Sartell area and was employed for Burlington Northern Railroad for 16 years and for the St. Cloud School District for 26 years as a custodial engineer. He was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.
Greg enjoyed sports, especially watching the Minnesota Twins, playing cards with his children and grandchildren, gardening and being outdoors. He will be remembered for his strong work ethic, lending a helping hand and his devotion to God and family.
He is survived by his children, Catherine (Ed) Shuman of Monticello, Peggy (Tom) Stockinger of Dalton, Barbara (Phil) Borgerding of St. Marys, KS, Betty (Dale) Braegelman of Belgrade, Alice Binsfeld of Sartell, Ruth (Bob) Zinken of St. Cloud, Mary Binsfeld of St. Joseph, Brother Vincent, OSB, of Silver City, NM, Jane Binsfeld of Webster Groves, MO, Richard Binsfeld of Sartell, Amy (Peter) Buschmann of Dayton; 18 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; brother and sisters, Judy Meemken, Herb Binsfeld and Mary Heying all in the St. Cloud area.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Therese in 2001; brothers, Benno, Benedict, Edward, Edmund, Joe, Del; and sisters, Edna Eich and Rita Theisen.
A special thank you to the staff of Country Manor Care Center for their compassionate care.