Stanley G. Winter (1938 - 2013)

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Stanley G. Winter, 74, of rural Altamont, died at 10:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, with his family at his home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at First Pentecostal Church in Vandalia, with Brother Daniel L. McDonald officiating. Burial with military rites was in Arborcrest Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at Kull Funeral Chapel in Altamont and from 10 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday at the church. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.kullfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Winter was born on April 1, 1938, in rural Mound Township in Effingham County, near Altamont, almost on the identical property where he died. He was the first son born to George and Jennie Siebert Winter. He married Sharon Diane Teter on April 1, 1962, at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
He was a life member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where he was baptized and confirmed his faith. He was educated at Immanuel Lutheran School and graduated from Altamont High School with the class of 1956. He attended one year of college and enlisted in the Army. He proudly served his country for six years as a reserve in the Army during the Vietnam conflict.
Together, Stanley and Sharon were blessed with two children, Shawn and Shelli. When the children were growing up, Stanley spent a great deal of time working in the rock quarry business and owning in partnership S&V Stone Quarry in Mode before retiring in 1991. He was an active member of the Altamont community.
He is survived by his wife; son, Shawn Winter and his wife Melissa of Altamont; daughter, Shelli and her husband Travis Stein of Altamont; grandchildren, Austin Michael Winter and Dalton Shane Stein; brothers, Virgil Winter and his wife Kay of Altamont, and Linder Winter and his wife Karen of Woodland Park, Colo.; sisters, Darlene and her husband Larry Neumann of Beach Park, and Sheila and her husband Julian Brown of Katy, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 22 to Jan. 30, 2013
Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 22 to Jan. 30, 2013
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