Donald Milton Bingaman
Donald Milton Bingaman

August 23, 1938 - November 13, 2017
Born in Hammond, IN
Resided in Grosse Pointe, MI


Donald M. Bingaman, 79, passed away Monday, Nov. 13. 2017, with his family at his side.

Born Aug. 23, 1938, in Hammond, Ind., to Milton and Lola Bingaman, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.

Don retired from his business, Rare Coin Investments, located in Eastpointe, three years ago after operating it for nearly 40 years. He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed many different GP North athletics as well Notre Dame football and the Chicago Cubs. But his most treasured team was always the one for which any of his children or grandchildren was playing. Other favorite activities included traveling, swimming and biking.

Donald was the beloved father of Virginia Weimer (Larry), Christopher (Sarah) and Laura Heimlicher (Larry) and loving grandfather of John, Michael, Madison, Tyler, Sophia, Marissa, Jake, Abby, Chloe, Lola and Colton. He also is survived by his mother, Lola and sister, Judy Steinmetz (Craig).

He was predeceased by Madeline, his wife of 39 years; father, Milton and grandson, Cole.

A private service will take place in Tampa, Fla. at a later date.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.




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