Obituary of Mildred Binner
Mildred (Millie) Binner of Moose Jaw passed away peacefully on July 5, 2018. Millie was born in Stony Beach, SK to Claude and Edith Smith. She grew up with three siblings, Velma (Vel), James (Jim) and Everett (Ev) on the farm. Millie had a love of sports including fastball and curling. Millie pitched for the Moose Jaw Royals Fastball team alongside her sister Vel. They travelled to Chicago, Cleveland and Detroit for exhibition games in the 1940’s. Provincial and Western Championships were won with this team. Curling was also a sport she excelled in. She skipped teams to multiple Provincial championships and represented Saskatchewan in Western Canadian and Canadian Championships in Women’s and Women’s Seniors categories. Millie was inducted into the Saskatchewan Curling Association Honour Roll in 2006. Millie met Robert Binner (Bob) and got married in 1950. They had three children and resided in Moose Jaw. Millie worked at a bank, helped cater for the Grant Hall and raised her family. She was predeceased by her husband Bob, parents Claude and Edith, and brother Jim. Millie is survived by her sister Vel; brother Ev (Darleen); her daughter Darlene (Clint); sons Randy (Elaine) and Brian (Arlene); grandchildren Ryan (Tina), Clayton (Kimberley), Courtney (Tyler), Cody (Lisa), Megan, and Katelyn (Tyson); great-grandchildren Tatem, Tylinn and Cassidy. A Celebration of Millie’s Life will be held on July 19, 2018 at Crescent Park Event Centre 262 Athabasca St East at 2:00 pm, with words of tribute occurring at 2:30. A joint Internment will take place at 10:30 on August 10, 2018 at Sunset Cemetery where Millie will be laid to rest, together with husband Bob. Family and friends so wishing may make memorial donations in Millie’s name to Providence Place 100-2nd Avenue NE Moose Jaw, S6H 1B8. In living memory of Mildred, a memorial tree planting will be made by JONES Funeral Home. Please sign the memorial register at website: www.wjjonesandson.com (Obituaries).
Dayna Chamberlain – Funeral Director
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mildred
Binner Thursday July 5 2018.source