Frances A. BinaFrances A. Bina, age 96, resident of Lakota, ND, formerly of Michigan, ND, died Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Lakota Good Samaritan Center.
Frances A. Bina
Frances A. Bina, age 96, resident of Lakota, ND, formerly of Michigan, ND, died Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Lakota Good Samaritan Center.
Frances Albina Polak was born February 27, 1915 in Sauter Township of Walsh County, ND, the daughter of Frank and Frances (Bohatec) Polak. Her father died when Frances was a young girl. She was raised in Sauter Township by her mother and step-father, John Petrla. She attended the Sauter Township School and Brocket High School, graduating in 1932. Frances married Charles L. Bina on June 5, 1934 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne. They farmed and raised their family in Perth Township. While there Frances was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, Lomice, and the Altar Society. They moved into Michigan, ND in 1977 and became a member of St. Lawrence O’Toole Catholic Church. They enjoyed traveling and made a trip the Czechoslovakia. Charles died on September 8, 1992. Frances continued living in Michigan until she moved to the Lakota Good Samaritan Center in July of 2008. She was a charter member of the Busy Fingers Homemakers Club in 1949. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and sewing.
Frances will be deeply missed by her 5 children, Jean (Daniel) Shirek of Michigan, ND, Joyce Helling of St. Cloud, MN, Gwen (Bill) Maffey of Kenora, Ontario, Canada, Frances Schneider of Eau Claire, WI, and Chuck Bina of Lankin, ND; 17 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father; her son, Duane Bina; a grandchild; and 5 sisters, Emma Polak, Alice Polak, Mary Ryba, Minnie Pic, and Annie Pic.
The Funeral Mass for Frances will be held at St. Lawrence O’Toole Catholic Church, Michigan, ND, on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Interment will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Bechyne, rural Lankin, ND.
Visitation will be held at the Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota, ND, on Tuesday beginning at 4:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at the Church on Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.
(Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota, ND)