Racine – Catherine J. Bingham, 92, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2006 at the Woodstock Nursing Home in Kenosha.
She was born on May 30, 1914, daughter of the late William and Veronica (nee: Lupeikis) Wachiconis. She was a lifetime Racine resident. On May 30, 1936 she was married to Charles J. Bingham in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on December 29, 1982.
Catherine was a member of St. Lucy’s Catholic Church; the Washington 68 Club; Humble Park Rainbow Mixers; and Humble Niners.
She is survived by her sons, John (and Dorothy) Bingham of Ft. Atkinson, William (and Carla) Bingham of Albuquerque, New Mexico; sister-in-law Amelia Wachiconis both of Racine; brother-in-law Carter (and Marge) Bingham of Pomona, California; and by many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded by sisters, Veronica Lenzke, Marcella Wachiconis and Adele (and John) Kolinski; and her brother, Charles Wachiconis.
The funeral mass for Catherine will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2006 at St. Lucy’s Catholic Church with Rev. Mark R. Jones officiating. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery on Hwy 32. Visitation in the church will begin at 10:00 a.m. Memorials to St. Lucy’s Church have been suggested.