George E. Fassbinder, 88 |
Sept. 25, 1927 — May 27, 2016
George E. Fassbinder of West Bend died on Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 88 years. He was born Sept. 25, 1927 in West Bend to the late Theodore and Eleanor (nee King) Fassbinder.
On Sept. 1, 1952, he was united in marriage to Corliss Dekker at Holy Angels Catholic Church.
After high school, he served with the U.S. Navy from 1945 until his discharge in 1948. He returned to West Bend and learned the meat-cutting trade and was employed as a meat-cutter for 30 years. He first worked at National Food Store and later at Sentry Foods, retiring in 1989.
In his spare time, he enjoyed playing golf and cards. For many years, he volunteered at the Full Shelf Food Pantry in West Bend. In honor of his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, George went to Washington, D.C., with the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in September.
He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Loyal Order Of Moose Saukville Lodge No. 1043, Lt. Ray Dickop Post No. 36 American Legion, Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, AFL-CIO Local 73, and was a charter member of Hon-E-Kor Country Club. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Corliss; two sons, Jeffrey (Cherie) of Longmont, Colorado, and John (Maureen) of Hudson; four grandchildren: Katie (Ben) Scarbrough, Brian (Crystal), Molly and Jenny; three great-grandchildren: Ella Scarbrough and Mary Grace and Luke Fassbinder; one sister Jane Parvin of West Bend; two sisters-in-law, Luella Dekker of West Bend and Jean Fassbinder of West Bend; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Robert, two brothers-in-law, Wayne Parvin, Earl Dekker and one sister-in-law Viola (Robert) Dabringer, three nephews Kenneth Parvin, Michael Parvin and Jim Dabringer.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the Cedar Theater at 11 a.m. The family will greet relatives and friends at the theater on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorials to the Holy Angels School Trust Fund appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.