Rebecca J. Binker, 63, died May 25, 2021 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after a battle with cancer.
She was born August 24, 1957 in Caldwell, Idaho, the adopted daughter of Bruce Edwin and Audrey Gay (Delp) Manning. On June 7, 1980 she married Eric Binker in Springfield, Oregon.
Rebecca was a talented musician, singer and was accompanist for Christian concerts in South America, Oregon, Hawaii, and Georgia. She had many talents including interior decorating, crocheting and gardening. She loved to host events for women’s ministries; a trusted friend to many. Above all, she was a shining beacon of Biblical truth, devoted wife and wonderful mother; raising three unique and special children whom she single-handedly homeschooled.
Survivors include her husband, Eric Husted Binker; children, David Josiah Kealoha Binker, Erica Elizabeth Joanna Smuda (Ryan), Daniel Paul Husted Binker; grandson, Brendan James Smuda; sisters, Teresa Manning, Debra Demmert, and Amanda Biggs; brothers, Samuel Lee Canite and David Manning; father, Bruce Manning.
She was preceded in death by her birth mother Ruth Yvonne (Carey) Farris, and adoption mother, Audrey Gay Manning.
Rebecca will be greatly missed by all who knew her throughout the entire world.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services all at the Sixth Street funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
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