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Funeral Arrangements

Tuesday, April 6, 2004

John Fredrick Binder

September 19, 1949 - April 5, 2004

Funeral services for John Fredrick Binder, 54, Galesburg, Illinois, formerly of Storm Lake, were held Monday, April 5, at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with Reverend Duane Queen officiating. Burial was in the Storm Lake Buena Vista Memorial Cemetery. Watson Funeral Home in Galesburg, Illinois, was in charge of arrangements.

John Fredrick Binder was born the son of Calvin and Freda (Gunter) Binder in Clay Center, Kansas on September 19, 1949.

On December 3, 1977, he married Kathy Helman in Cedar Rapids.

John was a supervisor at Farmland in Monmouth for four years. Prior to that he worked at Hormel in Austin, MN., for four years. He was also employed by IBP in Storm Lake, where he also farmed for many years. He was active in youth activities and sports and coached Little League Baseball in Iowa.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy; three sons: Neil Binder of Minneapolis, MN, Ryan Binder of Minneapolis, Minn., and Alex Binder at home in Galesburg; brother, Scott Binder, Charlotte, NC; sister, Marilyn Saathoff, Austin, TX.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Calvin (Bill) William in 1970.