In Memory

Steve Binder

Steve Binder

Steven Gary Binder, 63, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 at Kindred Northland Hospital. Graveside services and burial 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 6, at Rose Hill Cemetery, 6900 Troost Ave. Kindly omit flowers. The family suggests contributions to the Salvation Army, The American Diabetes Association or The Boy Scouts of America. Steven was born to Herman and Bertha Binder in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The family moved to Kansas City when he was a young child and he remained a life-long area resident. He graduated from Southwest High School and then joined the U.S. Air Force serving his country in both Korea and Vietnam. He returned to Kansas City and went to work for the city and attended area junior colleges. Steven met his wife Mary, of 32 years, on a blind date. They married four years later in 1980. They raised two boys and made a home for Steven's mother, Bertha. He loved to camp and be outdoors with the family, including Bubbie. He loved to cook and visit with other families during those outings, some of whom became life-long friends. Camping trips included a trip across the United States and into Canada. Steven was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife Mary, of the home; sons and daughters-in-law: Jeremy and Jamie Binder, Grandview, MO, Michael and Sophia Binder, Kansas City, MO; sister and brother-in-law: Faye Hariett Levine and husband Morris, Elliott City, MD; grandchildren: Carissa Binder, Gage and Gabriella Binder, all of Grandview, MO, Rylan Binder, Kansas City, MO; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews also survive. Steven was very friendly and open with a great sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Online guestbook is available at (Arr.: The Louis Memorial Chapel, 816-361- 5211).
Published in Kansas City Star on May 6, 2012

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06/18/12 05:39 PM #1    

Arvin Kaufman

I have some fond memories of Steve. May he rest in peace.

Arvin Kaufman

09/03/12 07:39 PM #2    

Henry Branstetter

Who could forget Steve.  Good humor always. 

01/25/14 10:31 AM #3    

Michael Hulen

A nice fellow with a big heart.

01/26/14 12:12 PM #4    

Tuck Milligan

Steve could always guarantee a smile.

07/21/15 01:48 AM #5    

Candice Wilson (Faulkner)

Steve always had something nice to say about everyone.  He had a GREAT sense of humor.  RIP dear friend!

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