Leslie "Dale" Winter
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Leslie (Dale) Winter age 85 of Saugatuck died Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Holland Community Hospital.
Dale was active in the Saugatuck School system teaching, coaching basketball, past athletic director as well as driver education instructor.
Dale was also an instructor in the co-op trade program building homes in the Holland, Saugatuck and Douglas area.
He was a former Lions Club member, member of the First Congregational Church of Saugatuck and was also a member of the Butler Street Boys Club.
For years Dale served as a volunteer fire fighter with the Saugatuck Township Fire Dept.
Dale is preceded in death by his wife Edith Winter in 2013.
He is survived by his children, Bruce (Alicia) Winter of Mahomet, IL.,Jane (Gregory) Clark of Peoria IL., William (Kathryn) Winter of Saugatuck, Robert (Stephanie) Winter of Parchment; grandchildren, Erin, Allison (Matthew) Crapse, Nathan, Alex, Garrett, William, Maggie Sue, Lucas; as well as a sister, Ioma Adams of Markesan, Wisc.; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 11 A.M. at Community Church of Douglas, 6780 Wiley Rd., Douglas, MI. with Rev.s Dan Miller and Bruce Vander Kolk officiating. Burial will be in Douglas Cemetery.
Friends may greet the family Friday 5-8 at the Mulder Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Homes, 188 West 32nd St. Holland.
Memorial gifts may be given to Saugatuck Scholarship Foundation or Saugatuck- Douglas District Library.
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Published in The Holland Sentinel on Dec. 31, 2014.
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January 8, 2015
Our deepest sympathies to the family. Mr. Winter has been our teacher, our friend and a special member of our community. He will be missed but our memories will always bring a smile to our faces. Til we meet again.....
Bud & Sally Naughtin
January 7, 2015
Dale was an exceptional teacher. I will never forget House construction in 79-80. Rest in peace "Edgar" thoughts and prayers to all the family
Brett Grams
January 2, 2015
Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but we pray that your special memories will help ease the pain of loss. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Kirsten and Randy Schultze
January 1, 2015
Dale was a special friend who we enjoyed for many years (fishing, traveling, New Year's Eve, with families, etc,). We know he's with Edie. Don & Phyllis Myers
December 31, 2014
Dale was a dear man who always had time to talk. I enjoyed him coming into the office. It was very obvious he enjoyed people. He will be missed.
Denise Boven
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