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“Wayne was such a wonderful person friend and employer. He had a good heart and a forgiving heart as well. He has helped me and many others in hard...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Edie Mines - Oakedale

“So Sorry Evelyn ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: joyce Boyett-Skorcz - Mercedes, TX

“Dear Evelyn, Jean & Logan, My deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: jean huth-geppert - New Athens, IL

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your Father Jeanne. We have you and your family in our prayers. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gerald & Sheila Badgett - IL

“Our deepest sympathy in this difficult time. We will remember Wayne as a good kind man. With his smile and hearty laugh he gave many people a bright...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Bast - Edwardsville, IL

“Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you Jeannie, and the rest of your family. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Mavers Schneider - Waterloo, IL

“Dear Jeff (and family), I am so sorry to read that your father passed away. I hope you are doing well-I will remember you always as one of my...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Thilerna French - Maryville, IL

“Very sorry to hear this. I have so many fond memories of growing up across the alley from my cousins. The Shenanigans Wayne and my dad would get into...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Beth ann (Mohr) voelkel - IL

“Evelyn and family, I am so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. Time passes so swiftly. God...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Lois (Muench) Johnstone - TN

“Evelyn, Jeanie, Jeff, Russell and Ab. I am sorry to her about Wayne. I have many memories of all the good times we all had racing flat track in the...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Eddie Marsh - new athens, IL


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Wayne R. Winter, 73, of Marissa, IL; born on May 11, 1942 in Belleville, IL; died on November 17, 2015 at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis, MO.

Wayne was an autoworker, a Teamster, a truck driver and a multi business owner. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother – Russell and Irene, nee Worms, Winter. Father and Mother-in-law – Joseph and Dora, nee Schmidt, Grott. Brothers-in-law – James Martin; Kenneth Ehlers and James Parker.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, nee Grot, Winter whom he married on December 31, 1960. One daughter – Jean Winter of Marissa, IL. Two sons – Jeffrey Winter of Belleville, IL; Russell (Christie) Winter of New Athens, IL. A very special granddaughter – Logan Winter of Marissa, IL. One brother – Albert (Beth) Winter of New Athens, IL. Two sisters – Frances Martin of Bowling Green, KY; Jean (Sonny) Hagel of Lenzburg, IL. Sisters-in-law – Helen Parker of New Athens, IL; Debbie (David) Bargiel of Collinsville, IL; Annette (Ed) Fietsam of Millstadt, IL. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, dear close friends Kathy Wolfe, Megan Gerlach and Jake. Also the loyal customers at the Diner whom he considered his family.

No services will be held.