Auburn, Maine-Winfield D. Stromberg, 95, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at an Auburn Maine nursing home. Winfield was born in North Berwick, Maine on August 20, 1920, a son of George and Agnes Stromberg. Winfield was educated in the North Berwick schools. His family then relocated to Gorham. Winfield enlisted in the U.S. Army during Work War II and was an artillery gunner in the D-Day invasion and fought in all the major battles thereafter. In 1951 he married Arlene Littlefield and they were married for 63 years before her passing in 2014. Winfield owned and operated Wheeler's Inn in Cape Neddick. Then in 1954 he began working with the VA hospital system and in 1972 he became the head chef in the VA hospital in Northampton, MA. He enjoyed golf and watching sports on television. Winfield was a mason in the Qunapee Chapter in York, Maine. Along with his wife he spent 24 years living in Florida at the Tropic Isle Mobile Home Park in Palmetto, FL. Besides his wife Arlene he was predeceased by a brother, Edwin. Survivors include his son, Martin Stacy and his daughter, Phyllis Dube, Linda Robicheau and Patricia Forsyth and a sister, Betty LaBrecque, 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date. To participate in Winfield's online tribute or to leave condolences please visit www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on Apr. 15, 2016