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Albert Merle Binks

July 21, 1928November 17, 2020

ALBERT MERLE BINKS

Albert Merle Binks passed away on November 17, 2020 at the age of 92. Albert was at home when god called him. He was very much loved and will be missed greatly.

He was born July 21, 1928 to Albert and Jessie Deutcher in Oak Park, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his brothers Wilber, Donald, Gerald and Richard Binks.

Albert attended the Kempner Military School and College in Boonville, Missouri. He graduated with a BA in education. During college he played football and ran track, lettering in both sports. He served in the Army during the Korean War as a supply Sergeant.

After the war he moved to Wyoming and worked for Sinclair Oil. Albert then moved to Denver, Colorado and began a long successful career with Rocky Mountain Orthodontics as a salesman where he retired in 1990. During his career He enjoyed skiing, playing softball with friends and co-workers. His favorite enjoyment was entertaining co-workers and friends at his yearly cook outs. Albert was an avid reader of most westerns but loved Louis L’Amour’s novels, he read them all.

It was in Denver that he met the love of his life, Jean Mayo in 1960. They married on March 10, 1962 and began a glorious adventure together. They were married for 58 years and spent their life together in Denver, Co. In retirement Albert and Jean traveled the world from sandy beaches and sail boats to the Panama Canal.

Together they had two children, Carin Davis (Kurt) and Steve. He has four grandchildren Kyle Davis, Zachary Davis, Miranda Wypiszynski (Erik) and David Binks.

Albert was a member of Cross of Glory Lutheran Church in Denver, where he served and worked with Don Schwemmer taking care of the grounds in addition to several other duties. Instead of flowers Albert requested donations be made to Cross of Glory Church, 1991 S. Oneida St Denver, Co 80224.

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11:00 am - 11:30 am

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11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Denver, CO 80231

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Howard Halbert

November 22, 2020

Remember the Los Vegas trip we took, and the hamburger nights We had at the American Legion. Good times at ours & yours Anniversary parties; Neighbors For many years;
Those we love don't go away they walk beside us everyday, Unseen unheard, but always near ,still loved, still missed, and very dear; Howard & Ethel.

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