Obituary: Robert Binkowski


A memorial service for Robert Binkowski, 71, of Davenport, was held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Runge Mortuary & Crematory, Davenport.

Mr. Binkwoski died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport.

Robert Binkowski was born Aug. 4, 1948, in Ashland, Wis., the son of Felix and Dorothy (Nettelblad) Binkowski.

He married Peggy Klemp on Jan. 30, 1971, in Wausau, Wis.

He worked for the railroad as a trainmaster for many years.

His hobbies were gardening, camping, fishing, cooking, watching football, and spending time with friends and family.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Angela (Mark) Shanahan, Ankeny; a son, Ryan (Katherine) Binkowski, Naples, Fla.; his grandchildren, Elizabeth, Brannen, Abigail and William; a sister, Joanne; and his brothers, James, Roger and Donald.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Mark.

Memorials may be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF).

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