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Bink, Leonard Mathias 1869-1948


Posted By: Judy Moyna (email)
Date: 2/23/2015 at 14:35:44

Funeral services for Leonard M.
Bink, 79, were hold from the home
at 9:30 o'clock Thursday morning,
Nov. 11, and St. Joseph church at
10 o'clock. The Rev. Father B. H.
Skahill officiated at the requiem
high mass. Burial was in St.
Joseph cemetery.

Mr. Bink died at his home in
Elkader Sunday, Nov. 7, 1948, following
two and one-half years of
ill health. The direct cause of
death was pneumonia which devel
oped suddenly the previous Tuesday.

Leonard Mathias Bink was born
at Fredonia, Wis., Sept. 8, 1869,
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Bink. He later moved with his parents
to Lake Church and Milwaukee,
Wis. He received his education
in the grade and high school
at Lake Church and the Spencerian
college at Milwaukee.

On Feb. 12, 1895, at Holy Cross,
Wis., he was united in marriage
with Miss Rose Katherine Poull,
who preceded him in death in 1944
Mr. Bink became associated with his
brother-in-law, M. J. Poull, Poull and Bink department store.

They also operated stores in Volga
and Clayton Center for a time.
The partnership was dissolved with
the retirement of Mr. Poull in 1936
when Mr. Bink organized the Bink
Mercantile company. The store
will be starting its 50th year in
Elkader next January.

A son, Alfred
M. and a daughter, Marion,
were associated with their father
in business at the time of his death.

Prior to coming to Elkader Mr.
Bink had traveled out of Milwaukee throuh northern Wisconsin and
Michigan for a fur-company.

Mr. Bink was a member of St.
Joseph church, Elkader. He was
a deputy grand knight of the
Knights of Columbus and before
coming to Elkader held an office
in the Catholic Knights of Wisconsin
of which he was a member for
more than 60 years. He had also
served on the Elkader town council
for a number of years and was
active in civic affairs.

He is survived byifour sons and
three daughters, namely: Dr. Edward
N. Bink, Utica, N.Y., Alfred
M. Bink, Elkader, Walter P. Bink,
Great Falls, Mont., Leroy N. Bink,
Hollywood, Fla., Mrs. Blanch Hul
ser, Hannibal, Mo., Mrs. Rose
Marie Juds, Milwaukee, Wis., and
Miss Marian I. Bink, Elkader; one
sister, Mrs. George Poull Sr., of
West Bend, Wis., and 14 grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were: Edward
Burlingame, Kenneth Carnes, Jack
Donlon, Dr. Robert Hyde, Norbert
Niemeyer, David Walch.

Honorary pallbearers were: W.
W. Davidson, C. C. Oehring, Domnic
Willmes, P. J. Hyde, M.Garaghty
and Dr. J. P. Donlon.

Those from a distance who attended
the funeral were: Dr. and
Mrs. E. N. Bink, Utica, N. Y.; Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Bink and son
Walter Peter Jr., Great Falls,
Mont.; Mrs. J. L. Hulser and
daughters, Mary Rose.and Francis
Ann, Hannibal, Mo.; Mrs. Rose
Marie Juds and sons Leonard and
William, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs.
Geo. Poull Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Leroy
Poull, Mrs. George Moores, West
Bend, Wis.; Mrs. Theo. Bink, Florien
Bink, Mr. and Mrs. M. L.
Sturm, Nick Poull Sr., Clarence
Poull, Mr. and Mrs. Theo Schanen,
Herman Schanen, Port Washington;
Nick Bink, Mrs. Ted Lousk,
Escanaba, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Leo
Hiltgen, Predonia, Wis.; Mrs. Leo
Poull, Chicago; Mrs. Lu Zwasky,
St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. Ed Coughlin,
Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs. Catherine
Limbeck, Ossian, Iowa; Mr. and
Mrs. Patiick Reilly, Mrs. Bridget
Casey, Coggon, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs.
R. J. Ruemmele, Manchester, Iowa;
Miss Blanch Graham, Detroit, Wis.;
Lloyd Blair and Frank Schublin,
Dubuque, and M. B. Tipton, St.
Louis, Mo.


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