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In memoriam: John Binninger

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John will be lovingly remembered by his two daughters, Heidi (Charlie) Want and Mona (Darryl) McLaren; son, Brian Binninger; grandchildren, Stephen Want, Jason Jacinto, Teci (Piper) London, Angela Matheson, Brittany (Grant) Sutherland and Braeden Codd; great-grandchildren, Kirsten Want, Kyara Want, Hayden Jacinto and Johnny London. He is also survived by his travelling partner and companion, Barbara; special friend, Pam Fearn; brother, Ernst (Maria) Binninger and sister, Irmgard (Fritz) Klug. Johann was predeceased by his first wife, Rosemarie (Oma); daughters, Angela Marie Binninger and Sylvia Jacinto; and brother, George Binninger.

John was born in Dienheim, Germany on January 30, 1929. He built up a construction business and was CEO for many years in Calgary, AB. John wanted it to be known "that he was proud to serve the construction industry!" He moved to Salmon Arm, BC, Lakeside Manor in 2013 making many dear friends and spending his last years in peace living life to the full! John was always a well-dressed man and never wanted to miss a moment of life. He enjoyed music, drumming, dancing and travelling. A celebration of John's life will be held at Bowers Funeral Home on December 2 at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions in memory of John may be made to the Parkinson Society of BC. Online condolences may be sent to the family through John's obituary at


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