Arnold J. Binter Sr., 84

Arnold J. Binter Sr. of West Bend passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 84.

During World War II, Arnold proudly served in the United States Navy. Following his discharge, he returned to the Milwaukee area, working at Harnischfeger and Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

He loved family and enjoyed fishing on Big Cedar Lake.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years Betty (nee Thom); three children Arnold Jr. (Olivia), Barbara M. (Andrew) Cuga and Joseph R. (Karol), 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

He was predeced in death by his parents, parents-in-law, three brothers, one sister, and other close relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home, West Bend, with entombment at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Center in Slinger, the Cedar Community Foundation for the benefit of Cedar Haven Forestview Rehab Center or the charity of the donorís choice.

Arnoldís family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Jella and staff at Vince Lombardi Cancer Center, Slinger, Cedar Haven Rehabilitation Center and staff and Dr. Trivedi at Aurora Health Center in West Bend.