Dean Patrick Binder


June 27, 1969 - June 2, 2013


Dean Patrick Binder, 43, of Waukesha, found peace Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was born in Waukesha on June 27, 1969, the son of James E. and Katherine (Campbell) Binder-Wilke.


Dean was united in marriage on Nov. 2, 1996, in Waukesha, to Jennifer Bigg. He had been employed as a painter for many years. Dean was a faithful member of Ascension Lutheran Church. Dean enjoyed painting and cooking, but most of all, he loved his children and was a proud father.


Dean is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer; children, Samantha, Christopher, Brandon, and Madeline Binder; mother, Katherine; grandchildren, Ruby and R.J.; four brothers, Duane and David Binder, William and Michael Wilke; and two sisters, Dixie Grey and Doreen (William) Mitchell. Also surviving is his faithful companion, “Bo.” Dean is further survived by many family members and friends.


He was preceded in death by his father, James; grandparents; and mother-in-law and father-in-law.


The visitation for Dean will be held Monday, June 10, from 9:30 a.m. until the noon service at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha. The Rev. Chris Marien will be officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Dean may be given to the family, to be placed into an education fund for his children.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Service is serving the family. For obituary, photos, to leave a condolence or to view the services online, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.