William H. Winterfield
Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services
7000 South Madison Street
Willowbrook, IL
William H. Winterfield, age 79, at rest December 30, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Marianna (nee: Gremer) for 40 years. Loving father of Matthew (Lynette) and Bradley (Kimberly Koverman) Winterfield. Dear grandfather of Stacy, Aaron and Alexander Winterfield. Fond brother of David ,Robert (Helen) Winterfield and the late Sue Rush. A Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday January 15, 2022, from 1PM until time of service at 3PM at Adolf Funeral Home; 7000 S. Madison St. Willowbrook, IL. 60527. In lieu of flowers donation to The American Society, cancer.org would be appreciated. For info 630-325-2300 or adolfservices.com

Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 9, 2022.
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Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services
7000 South Madison Street, Willowbrook, IL
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Portillos Chocolate Cake and the secret ingredient - I learned so many things from my Uncle Bill. When I think of him I think of LOVE and ORGANIZATION. He was putting his Valentine's decorations up already. I admired his organization and his lists - at the services today we learned of a long list and there were quite a few things left to do - one was "get a tattoo" - not kidding! He was a very funny guy too - he could easily have been a comedian, home decorator or personal stylist. I loved hearing about his outings with his grandkids and the special things he did for them. He was extremely generous with his time, knowledge and listening. He did so much at the school where he taught - he loved to show me the special handmade cards some of the students would make - he would display them around his house - it meant a lot to him that he was appreciated. He cared so much for his students and his athletes and really built their character. I want to be more like my Uncle Bill - he lived out the "Four Agreements" - Be Impeccable to your word, Don't make assumptions, Do your best, Don't take anything Personally. I miss him so much - my heart is so heavy with sadness and yet I know he is with my Aunt and his Father who Art in Heaven - I'm going to have my Portillos Chocolate cake now - celebrating him!! Secret ingredient is mayo or miracle whip - it gives it the creaminess texture!
Patti Balsis
January 15, 2022
Bill Winterfield represented and helped make District #101 and McClure Jr. High a great place to learn and help students grow. For over 50 years Bill did what he enjoyed! From teaching Health & Science, and PE to school scheduling and maintenance, coaching basketball and volleyball; Bill made a difference! We all respected Bill for his work ethic, commitment to do the best, and the many hours he spent working at the tasks he undertook at McClure. It was never about what was best for Bill Winterfield; it was what was best for the students and the district. Bill enjoyed the details. Early on, if it was about scheduling of students, he made sure, before computers, the job was done right! If it was about taking care of the physical building, he made sure he did not leave things to others. He was the one who double checked . You could always depend on Bill. If it had to do with coaching, he made sure his girls understood and appreciated how he made them better players. If there was one thing that Bill most enjoyed it was how he made a difference in kids lives, especially in his coaching. Bill and I taught at McClure for over 40 years. There is no one I respected more. How lucky we were to know Bill Winterfield,
Ron Leban
January 10, 2022
Bill was a trusted colleague who never failed to lend a hand, no matter the project. His devotion to the McClure community was absolute, and I know he´ll be sorely missed. Heartfelt condolences to all of Bill´s loved ones.
Barb Simak
January 6, 2022
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