Binsfeld obit
12:54 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Former Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld dies

Connie Binsfeld, who serves for eight years as Michigan's Lieutenant Governor has died. 

Connie Binsfeld
Credit Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame

Binsfeld served in the Michigan House and Senate before serving two terms as Lieutenant Governor. She served with then Governor John Engler during his first two terms. She chose not to seek re-election in 1998. 

Governor rick Snyder issued a statement saying Binsfeld "left an indelible mark on the state she so loved." Snyder praised Binsfeld's work on behalf of children and the environment. 

Binsfeld died Sunday. She was 89. 

The Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame entry on Connie Binsfeld