Susan Jean “Susie” Bingaman, 73, of Vicksburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers following a brief illness. She was born in Grand Rapids on Sept. 25, 1943 the daughter of Sterling M. and Alice L. (Kobb) King. After graduating from Mendon High School with the class of 1961 she worked at the Haas Corporation in Mendon. She was married to Daniel “Pat” Bingaman on July 10, 1965. They moved to Bailey, Colo. where they both enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mule riding, and where she drove a school bus for 30 years. They returned to Michigan in 2001, where she enjoyed fishing on Lake Erie, quilting, puzzles, and reading.
Susie is survived by sister-in-law, Carol King of Three Rivers; brothers-in-law, Joseph (Patricia) Bingaman of Mendon and Michael (Betty) Bingaman of LaGrange, Ind.; many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pat, in 2010; her brother, Ron King, in 2015; and brothers in law, Donald, Richard and Clifford Bingaman, Jr.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon. Funeral services will begin at noon Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Clint Zehr officiating. Burial will be in Mendon Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to either the National Kidney Foundation, or the American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed online at

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