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Michael Winter

November 12, 1959 September 22, 2009
Michael Winter
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Obituary for Michael Winter

Winnebago - Michael "Mike" J. Winter, 49, of Winnebago, died Tuesday afternoon, September 22, 2009, in SwedishAmerican Hospital. Born November 12, 1959, in Rockford, the son of John and Mary (Kirby) Winter. Graduated from Winnebago High School in 1978 and attended Rock Valley College. Mike married Kristine T. Pritchard on October 27, 1984, in St. Edward Church, Rockford. He was employed in graphic arts and communication at Elco, next at Display Craft, and then Midland Paper, all of Rockford, before being self-employed, operating Winter Signs. Mike enjoyed golf besides boating and 4-wheeling with his family.

Mike is lovingly survived by his wife, Kristine Winter of Winnebago; children, Kelly (Adam) Viel of Seward and Ryan Winter, parents, John and Mary Winter; brothers, Patrick (Martha) Winter, all of Winnebago and Timothy (Melody) Winter of Belvidere; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Information

Private graveside service will be held. At Mike's request, cremation rites were accorded. Visitation 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2009, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.


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