Edward E. Winter

Edward E. Winter
Edward E. ‘Eddie’ Winter of Otsego, Michigan died Monday, May 26, 2008, in Plainwell. Mr. Winter was born May 17, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois to Fredrick and Della (Voss) Winter. Ed was a graduate of OtsegoHigh School and served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. For over 40 years he was employed as a letter carrier with the Otsego Post Office, retiring in1980. After his retirement he drove cars for Midway Chevrolet. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church of Plainwell, the Otsego Elks #1711 B.P.O.E. and the American Legion Post #84. His favorite leisure activities were bowling, fishing, drinking coffee with friends and watching his grandsons play soccer. On October 23, 1948 in Allegan he married Alice Massey, who died in 2006. Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Winter of Holland and Pamela (Robert) Saeger of Plainwell; two grandsons, Ryan and Scott Saeger; a ‘brother’, Wally (Chlao) Heinichen of Otsego; many cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at Winkel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday at HopeLutheranChurch, Plainwell, with Pastor Lynn Fonfara officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell, with Military Honors by American Legion Post #84. Contributions in memory of Ed may be made to Hope Lutheran Church.
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