Oral Victor “Vic” Finkenbinder, 70, Spring Hill, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at his home. Vic was born Dec. 28, 1946, to Bryce and Virginia Giffin Finkenbinder in Gas. He married Vicki Riebe on Sept. 28, 1968.
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 13½ 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. 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 a niece. He is survived by his wife, Vicki of the home; son, Vernon; grandchildren, Emily and Von; brother Gary and wife Jenny; sister, Mary; and niece Julie and husband Randy and two great-nieces.
Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. A Rainbow Service will be conducted at 2 o’clock 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.
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