MUSCATINE, Iowa - Harold Richard Wingerter, 75, of Muscatine, died Thursday, December 16, 2004, at home.
The Reverend Jason Crossen will officiate. Casket Bearers will be Amanda Hayes, Jame Hayes, Jason Wieskamp, Michelle Wieskamp, Stan Clang, and Wendy Clang. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. A military service will be provided by the combined squads of the American Legion post 1565 and the V.F.W. Post 27. A luncheon will follow the committal at Gannon Hall.
Memorials may be made to Ss. Mary and Mathias Parish or M.C.S.A..
Harold was born on June 25, 1929, in Muscatine, the son of Harold Frederick and Viola Hill Wingerter. He married Vivian Smith on April 11, 1950, in Muscatine.
He was a member of St. Mathias Church.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was a bricklayer and cement mason all his life working with Joe Sotelo, Carl Sachs, and Gene Paxton.
Survivors include his wife Vivian Wingerter of Muscatine; two sons Bernard Wingerter and wife Anita of Keokuk, and Tony Wingerter and wife Ann of Grinnell; five daughters Lynda Wingerter of Muscatine, Sharon Cunningham and husband Ron of Muscatine, Lesley Quinn of Muscatine, Tracey Wingerter of Fairfield, CA, and Lee Stamper of Muscatine; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; three brothers Douglas Wingerter of Rock Island, Illinois, Michael Wingerter and wife Lucille of Muscatine, and John Wingerter and wife Sandy of Muscatine; one sister Ramona Froehner and husband Robert of Cedar Falls.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter Mary Ann, two grandsons Tom Rogers and Beau Lewis, granddaughter Stephanie Wieskamp, one sister in infancy, one brother Bernard, one nephew Dennis Wingerter.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Vivian Wingerter, 76, of Muscatine, died Saturday, January 29, 2005, at home.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 2, 2005, at the St. Mathias Church, 215 W. Eighth St. The Reverend John P. Gallagher will officiate. Casket Bearers will be Colleen Quinn, Matt Wingerter, Grant Wingerter, Amy Stano, Angela Kinkeade, and Jason Kinkeade. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. A luncheon will follow the committal at Gannon Hall.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 1, 2005, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Birthright.
Vivian was born on January 21, 1929, in Muscatine, the daughter of James and Helen Kneer Smith. She married Harold Richard Wingerter on April 11, 1950, in Muscatine.
She was a member of St. Mathias Church, active in Loaves and Fishes, volunteered with Birthright, and she was a member of the Muscatine County Residential Review Committee.
She attended Muscatine Community College, graduated from Mary Crest College, and earned a Masters degree specializing in learning disabilities. She enjoyed teaching and taught for the Muscatine School System for several years and also taught at Bishop Hayes Elementary School.
She enjoyed fishing, gardening and canning, and especially loved the fall foliage. She will greatly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include two sons, Bernard Wingerter and wife, Anita, of Keokuk, and Tony Wingerter and wife, Ann, of Grinnell; five daughters, Lynda Wingerter of Muscatine, Sharon Cunningham and husband, Ron of Muscatine, Lesley Quinn of Muscatine, Tracey Wingerter of Fairfield, CA, and Lee Stamper of Muscatine; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one sister, Joan Johnson and husband, Charlie, of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on December 16, 2004, one daughter, Mary Ann in infancy, two grandsons, Beau Lewis in infancy and Tom Rogers, and granddaughter, Stephanie Wieskamp in infancy.