Celebrating the life of Mary Louise Winter
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Mary worked as dental hygienist, homemaker and took care of preschool age children in her home. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pecatonica. She enjoyed playing bridge for over 60 years, swimming and riding her bicycle. She most loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary is survived by her sons, Patrick (Martha) Winter of Winnebago, Timothy (Melody) Winter of Marengo; daughter-in-law, Kristine Winter of Rockford; grandchildren, Kelly (Adam) Viel, Ryan (Sarah) Winter, Hannah Winter, Hailey Winter, Zachary Winter; great-grandchildren, Emmalyn and Landon Viel, Michael and Savannah Winter; brother, James Murray (Charlotte) Kirby of Green Valley, AZ; several nephews and nieces.
Mary is predeceased by her husband of nearly 60 years, John Winter; son, Michael John Winter.
Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 126 W. 5th St., Pecatonica with Reverend Dennis M. Morrissy officiating.
Private interment 12:30 p.m. at St. James Calvary Cemetery near Lee, IL. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established for St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.
126 W. 5th St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063
1369 W. County Line Rd.
Lee, IL 60530