Richard J. Bingen, 94

Richard J. Bingen passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Wellington Place in Hartford at the age of 94. Richard was born Sept. 25, 1920, to Joseph and Caroline (nee Wolf) Bingen in St. Anthony. He married Margaret Wolf on April 12, 1944, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Lawrence. She preceded him in death on Oct. 1, 2009.

He farmed his whole life on his farm north of Hartford, until he retired and continued to help his son on the farm until his health declined when he was 93.

Richard is survived by his son, Gerald (Rita) and their four children, and his daughter Jean (Michael) Nueburg and their three children. He is further survived by his many great-grandchildren; sister, Dolores Weiss; brothers, Edgar and Walter; and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife, Margaret; his parents, Joseph and Caroline; his brother, Harvey; and his sister, Verena.

Private services were held with burial in St. Peterís New Cemetery, Slinger.

Many Thanks to Wellington Place for all their great care and kindness, and Dr. Steven Merry and Seasonís Hospice for all they have done for our dad. God bless you all.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.

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