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Terin Christine, daughter of Stanley Bingham and Karla (Ruch) Halverson, was born Nov. 7, 1985, at Des Moines. She was very active in many sports, dance, gymnastics and choir as a girl. Terin graduated high school with the Melcher-Dallas class of 2004. She then attended the Iowa School of Beauty in Des Moines. Terin worked for a time at E.T. Video in Coon Rapids. She then worked at Styles Unlimited salon in Perry before opening her own business, T’z Salon, in Coon Rapids. Terin moved on to work in a New Hope group home in Glidden – caring for the residents as though they were her own family. Recently she worked for the Beautifully Me Salon & Spa in Coon Rapids. In 2006 Terin met Travis Hart and the couple was united in marriage on June 28, 2014, by the lake at the Halverson Farm near Coon Rapids. Their son Nolan, the light of her life, was born in 2012. Her beloved maltipoo dog, Harry, was her first dog-child. Terin had a fun-loving, quirky and flamboyant personality, and often expressed it through her hair color and style. Terin never met a stranger and she was a caring friend, always ready to lend a hand or just listen. If you knew Terin, you knew you had to play “The Positive Game” with her. She loved family gatherings, whether it was camping at the Iowa State Fair or slumber parties with her dear nieces and nephews. Terin’s big heart was evident in all aspects of her life. Terin died unexpectedly at her home in Coon Rapids on Oct. 21, 2015, at the age of 29 years, 11 months and 14 days. Preceding her in death are her grandparents, Harold “Spot” and Bell Bingham and grandmother Doris Ann Peterson. She is survived by her husband, Travis Hart, and son Nolan of Coon Rapids; father, Stanley Bingham (Deb), Melcher-Dallas; mother Karla Halverson (Doug), Coon Rapids; siblings: Derrik Bingham (Shelley), Ankeny; Jerod Bingham (Hannah), Melcher-Dallas; step-siblings: Amy Martens, Indianola; Erica Fish, Melcher-Dallas; Nikki Collier, Des Moines; Kate Cullum (Greg), Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Gabe Halverson, Warsaw, Ind.; grandparents Ken & Lila Ruch, Indianola; Travis’ parents: Kathy Hart (Ken Kirchner), Hinton; and Dave Hart, Coon Rapids; Travis’ grandmother Nancy Schoon, Coon Rapids; Travis’ siblings: Jason Hart (Sarah), Eric Hart, Kyle Hart, Candice Hart (Jacob Cook), all of Coon Rapids; many special relatives and dear friends. Terin's family suggests that memorial donations be made to Nolan Hart's college fund at Iowa Savings Bank in Coon Rapids in lieu of flowers. www.ohdefuneralhome.com A funeral service was held Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church, Coon Rapids. Interment was in Union Township Cemetery, east of Coon Rapids.
Published on  October 29, 2015
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