Ray F. Binder, 87, of
Nampa, died on Friday, Jan. 24, 1992, at a Nampa care center.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan.
28, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel. Rev. David H. Schmidt,
pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church, Nampa, will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Ray F. Binder was born on Feb. 6, 1904, at Lincoln,
Nebraska. In 1936 he moved to Nampa from Kansas City,
Ray began a career in plumbing at the age of 14.
He worked in Kansas City, Missouri, Midway Island and the
Cinnabar Mercury Mine in Central Idaho.
He served as an Idaho State Plumbing Inspector for 15
years until he retired.
He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church and the
Local Plumbers Union #296.
Ray is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy
Wareham Binder, Nampa; three daughters, Earlene Cornell of
Nampa, Carolyn Stonacek of Visalia, CA, and Bonnie Cotner of
Rock Springs, WY; nine grandchildren and nine great
He was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers and