Richard G. "Dick" Winking, 85, of 224 Cherry, died at 10:55 a.m. Thursday (April 8, 2010) in Blessing Hospital. He was born on Jan. 31, 1925, in Quincy, a son of Frank and Marie (Feld) Winking. He married June Hoffman on June 2, 1962, in Quincy. She survives. Dick served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After leaving the service, he drove a truck for Kohl Grocer for three years. On July 2, 1948, at the age of 23, he opened Winking's Market and remained involved in the business until his death. Dick was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. He enjoyed bowling and pitching horseshoes. He enjoyed talking to people and visiting with everyone who came to the store. He greatly enjoyed the time spent with family, especially his grandchildren. He was loved by all who knew him and will be sorely missed. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Terri Heeres and her husband, Keith, of Quincy, Herman Winking of Quincy and Frank Winking, also of Quincy; six grandchildren, Rick Schmidt, Jonathon Schmidt, Scott Schmidt, Lindsey Schmidt, Mary Winking and Matthew Winking; three stepgrandchildren, Chantel Heeres, Erin Manganello and her husband, Ted, and Brett Heeres and his wife Leslie; a sister, Margie Beck; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, June's twin sister Jeanie Goodwin, who cut Dick's hair and Jeanie's husband Clarence, Dick's best bud, Rev. Jim Hoffman, OFM, Joyce Heinecke and her husband Bill, Butch Hoffman, Ed Hoffman and his wife Diane, and Dan Hoffman and his wife Cindy; and numerous step great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Dick was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tony Winking in childhood; one grandson, Jeremy Schmidt in infancy; two brothers, Robert Winking in childhood and Jerry Winking; and a brother-in-law, Robert T. Beck. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home and at 11:30 a.m. in St. Francis Catholic Church by the Rev. Jim Hoffman. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. today in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 6 p.m. MEMORIALS: Blessing Foundation for Hospice or to St. Francis Catholic Church. ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. WEB SITE: www.dukerandhaugh.com. Condolences may be expressed at www.whig.com.
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Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 11 to Apr. 13, 2010