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Rev. Edward L. Winter

June 20, 1925 August 27, 2016
Rev. Edward L. Winter
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Rev. Edward L. Winter, age 91, of Eaton, OH, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Vancrest Nursing Center in Eaton. He was born June 20, 1925 in Granton, WI to the late Louis and Lydia (Sternitzky) Winter. Rev. Winter was ordained June 20, 1954 in Granton, WI. He went on to serve the Lord for 50 years in in the following churches: St. Paul Lutheran Church in Seymour, IN, St. Paul Lutheran Church in Botkins, OH, St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lancaster, OH, Grace Lutheran Church in Eaton, OH, Grace Lutheran Church in Castalia, OH and retired as a Supply Pastor in 2001 from Zion Lutheran Church in Dayton, OH. He was a lifelong member of the Kiwanis Club, serving as Lt. Governor of Kiwanis from 1989 to1990. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Joan M. Winter, who passed away in 2015. He is survived by his son Jonathan (Charla) Winter of Eaton, OH and granddaughter Shannon Winter of Erlanger, KY; son David (Wanda) Winter of Eaton, OH; sisters Joyce (Ron) Woodkey of Lake Tamahawk, WI and Marian (Clarence) Pannier of Davenport, IA; aunts Hertha Sternitzky of Neillsville, WI and Beth Sternitzky of Cherokee Village, AR; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Lutheran Drive, Eaton, OH. Burial will be in Mound Hill Cemetery, Eaton, OH. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH and one hour prior to services on Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church or Kiwanis International Foundation, P.O. Box 6457 - Dept #286, Indianapolis, IN 46206.

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Visitation

Thursday

1

Sep

5:00 PM 9/1/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/1/2016 7:00:00 PM
Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home

226 West Main Street
Eaton, OH 45320

Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home
226 West Main Street Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Visitation

Friday

2

Sep

10:00 AM 9/2/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/2/2016 11:00:00 AM
Grace Lutheran Church

111 Lutheran Drive
Eaton, OH 45320

Grace Lutheran Church
111 Lutheran Drive Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Service

Friday

2

Sep

11:00 AM 9/2/2016 11:00:00 AM
Grace Lutheran Church

111 Lutheran Drive
Eaton, OH 45320

Grace Lutheran Church
111 Lutheran Drive Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Kiwanis International Foundation

Grace Lutheran Church

111 Lutheran Drive
Eaton, OH 45320
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