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Linn County News 

Published Dec. 13, 2017

Oral Victor “Vic” Finkenbinder, age 70, Spring Hill, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at his home holding his wife’s hand. Vic was born Dec. 28, 1946, to Bryce and Virginia Giffin Finkenbinder in Gas, Kan. 

He married Vicki Riebe of Girard, Kan., on Sept. 28, 1968. To this union, one son, Vernon, was born. 

Victor graduated from Iola High School and Allen County Community College. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from Pittsburg State University. Vic taught music for 13 1/2 years in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. 

He worked for the City of Mound City, computerizing the billing system prior to taking over as city clerk. He continued to computerize all the records while in that position. After moving to Overland Park, Victor worked for Equifax, Sears and spent 15 years at Farmers Insurance, mostly as a dispatcher. He retired Dec. 31, 2016. 

He and Vicki were enjoying their home in Spring Hill. Victor was a member of the Mound City Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star Olive Chapter, Leawood United Methodist Church and active in state Rainbow activities. His highest honor was being named State Rainbow Dad and gaining 400 “daughters.”

Vic was preceded in death by his parents and one niece. 

He is survived by his wife Vicki of the home; son Vernon of Olathe; grandchildren Emily and Von; brother Gary and wife Jenny of Fulton, Mo.; sister Mary of Forsythe, Ill.; and niece Julie and husband Randy, and two great nieces. 

Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. A Rainbow Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. followed by a Masonic Service. 

 

The family suggests contributions to Mound City Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.

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