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In Memory of

Ignaz Hogh-Binder

August 29, 1927 - January 24, 2018

Obituary


On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 surrounded by family, Ignaz Hogh-Binder died peacefully at home. He was 90 years old.

Ignaz was born, to German parents, in Ober-Stuben, Slovakia,

on August 29, 1927. At 19, he completed his studies in Germany, rescued his aging parents from a post-war refugee camp, and found work on a farm to support them. There he met Ruth Medinger, the love of his life. With his parents under his

wing, Ignaz immigrated to Buenos Aires. Once established, he sent for Ruth. They married in 1950, and had 2...

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 surrounded by family, Ignaz Hogh-Binder died peacefully at home. He was 90 years old.

Ignaz was born, to German parents, in Ober-Stuben, Slovakia,

on August 29, 1927. At 19, he completed his studies in Germany, rescued his aging parents from a post-war refugee camp, and found work on a farm to support them. There he met Ruth Medinger, the love of his life. With his parents under his

wing, Ignaz immigrated to Buenos Aires. Once established, he sent for Ruth. They married in 1950, and had 2 daughters in Argentina. Ignaz built their first home with his bare hands. In 1965, they moved to Detroit, Michigan, and had twin daughters. The family relocated to Seattle in 1975, where Ruth died in 1981. Ignaz returned to Argentina in 1992. He met and married Marta Somer. They spent 21 happy years there.

Ignaz was a gifted Electrician, but most notably, a Master Tool & Die Maker. His career spanned 5 decades, over 3 continents. He worked tirelessly for industry leaders, Ford, and Boeing. Ignaz was passionate about his Family, his Faith, and his Futbol. An accomplished chef, Ignaz could make short ribs impersonate tenderoin. He baked his own bread, made his own wine, and pressed his own sausage. He was a pillar of strength, a man of integrity, and a loyal friend. He loved many, and inspired even more. He will be greatly missed.

Ignaz is preceded in death by his parents, all 12 siblings, and his beloved wife, Ruth. He is survived by his 4 daughters, Irene Nusslock (Steve), Sue Stamper, (David), Heidi Christensen, (Phil),

and Helga Watson (Bob), 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and his wife Marta.

On February 6th, at 10:00 AM, a memorial service will be held at Creekside Church,

Mountlake Terrace, WA.