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 Melvin Mathias Winter

Melvin Mathias Winter

Birth
Spring Hill, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 91)
Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Millerville, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 184662506 · View Source
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Melvin M. Winter age 91 of Evansville, MN died at his home near Inspiration Peak on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11 AM at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Millerville, MN.
Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Melvin was awarded the Purple Heart during WWII. Military Honors will be performed by the Millerville Inspiration Peak Post #527.
Melvin Mathias Winter was born on April 1, 1926 in Spring Hill Minnesota to Paul and Barbara Winter. Melvin had six siblings, Marie, Norb, Herb, Dorothea, Richard and Paul.
Melvin was united in marriage on September 18, 1925 to Agnes Courrier at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church in Millerville Minnesota. Melvin and Agnes resided in Willmar, Minnesota until 1965 when they moved to Roseville, Minnesota. They were blessed with four children, one grandson and a son-in-law.
One word best described our dad, STRONG; he had a strong character, will, and physical presence. Many depended and called upon him and rarely if ever did he disappoint family friends and colleagues alike. His love was as strong as his character, he was there for sixty five years to hold us up, and we will always miss him and his blue, blue eyes.
Melvin is survived by children, Mary Jo (Roland) Pfender of Wayzata, Joyce Winter of Roseville, and David Winter of Evansville; grandson, Kurt Pfender of Blaine; brothers, Norb and Paul Winter of St. Cloud; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
Melvin was precede in death by his wife Agnes, infant daughter Patricia Jean, parents Paul and Barbara, sisters Marie Stellmach and, Dorthea Winter , brothers, Herbert and Richard and nephews Ricky Winter and Kenny Bitzan.
When you’re driving down a country road take the time to look at the wild flowers and think of Melvin as he found great joy in their beauty.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Millerville, MN. Interment was in the church cemetery. Casket Bearers were Kurt Pfender, Louie Becker, John Stahley, Aaron Bitzan, Tim Bitzan, and Paul Bitzan Jr..
Arrangements are with the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria.
(obit: Anderson Funeral Home)


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  • Created by: kj
  • Added: 26 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184662506
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Mathias Winter (1 Apr 1926–25 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184662506, citing Seven Dolors Catholic Cemetery, Millerville, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .