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Robert Bingle

Robert Bingle

1942 - 2020

Robert Gerald Bingle age 77 of Rogers City passed away peacefully at home on January 27, 2020.

He was born March 24, 1942 in Croswell to Raymond and Dorothea (Wilson) Bingle.

On December 28, 1963 Bob married Lee McLennan at St. John Lutheran Church. He sailed on the Great Lakes for 40 years, retiring as a Wheelsman aboard the George A. Sloan in 1999. Bob was a survivor of the Cedarville accident. He enjoyed camping, playing cribbage, and spending time playing cards with his grandchildren. He and Lee enjoyed spending summers as “camp hosts” at various campgrounds. Bob will be remembered for his pranks and one liners.

Bob is survived by his wife, Lee; three children, Rob (Marnie) Bingle of Tucson, Arizona, Robyn (Pat) McDaniel of Roswell, Georgia and Ron (Annmarie) Bingle of Grand Rapids; eight grandchildren, Madison, Sloane, Roenan, Ryan, Erin, Owen, Ella and Maya; in-laws, Pam Bingle of Rogers City, Beth (Art) Getzinger of Rogers City, Lyn Petz of Florida, Don (Julie) McLennan of  Rogers City and Scott McLennan of Rogers City; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Dorothea; his brother, Jim Bingle; and in-laws, Carol Kurz and Joel Petz.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, January 31st from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until time of his memorial service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor J. Derek Riddle officiating.

Inurnment will take place at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum or Peace Lutheran Church in memory of Robert Bingle.

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Robert Bingle – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI