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Binz, Carl L.
Carl L. Binz age 88 of 1144 Huber Ave. Galesburg, IL passed away after a battle with a long illness at 1:10AM Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Cottage Hospital.

He was born August 18, 1921 in Galesburg the son of Carl C. and Winifred Hessian Binz. He married Bette Watkins in Phoenix, AZ on August 22, 1945. She preceded him in death March 14, 2005.

Carl is survived by one daughter Denise Godsil of Galesburg, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister Mary Laden.

He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1939 and attended Northwestern University. He worked for Gale Product as a time keeper and also owned and operated B&B book bindery for 27 years in Galesburg retiring in 1975. Carl was of the Catholic faith and volunteered at KCCDD.

He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather and will be sadly missed.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday February 3, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel with Rev. Darrin Palmer officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Prairieland Animal Welfare Center or the American Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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