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Ezra K. Binkley

Visitation:
Sunday, June 10, 2007
1:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Downtown Chapel
214 E. 7th St.
Jasper, IN 47546

Service:
Monday, June 11, 2007
9:30 AM
St. Joseph
Catholic Church
1020 Kundeck St.
Jasper, IN 47546



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Dateline Jasper, Indiana

Ezra K. Binkley age 95 of Jasper died at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday (June 6, 2007) in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born on November 30, 1911 at Hancock Chapel, Harrison County, Indiana to John and Effie (Keller) Binkley. He married Rosemary Berger on April 6, 1941 they have been married for 66 years.

Ezra Binkley grew up in New Salisbury. Indiana, graduated from New Salisbury High School and from Indiana Business College at Indianapolis, Indiana.

He managed and operated the former Jasper Hatchery and retired in 1980. Previous to moving to Jasper in 1948 he manage hatcheries at Louisville, Ky, Oklahoma City and Salem, IN. He was instrumental in organizing the building of the Mausoleums in Fairview Cemetery and he served on the Jasper Traffic Board for many years.

Memberships include St. Joseph Catholic Church Jasper Knight of Columbus and the Jasper Kiwanis Club member for 66 years where he served as its president in 1963.

Surviving,
Wife, Rosemary Binkley
1 daughter,
Margaret Binkley, Lubbock, TX
3 sons,
John Binkley, Franklin, N. C
James Binkley, West Lafayette, IN
Paul Binkley, Jasper, IN
4 grandchildren
Preceding him in death are 2 sons who died in infancy also 1 brother Howard Binkley.

Funeral service for E.K. Binkley will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday (June 11, 2007) in St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.
Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Sunday (June 10, 2007) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown in Jasper.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to the Dubois County Community Foundation or to a favorite charity.







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