Obit: Winter, Clifford Miles (1914 - 1995)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

----Source: The Clark County Press(Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)


Clifford Miles Winter, age 81, of Neillsville, passed away Sept. 19, 1995, at the House of the Dove Hospice, Marshfield, WI.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday Sept 22, 1995, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Neillsville, with Rev. Tim Biebert officiating. Pallbearers were Heron (Pink) Van Gorden, David Mohr, Louie Zschernitz, Orville Jake, Darrel Marty and Larry Schoen. Burial was in Neillsville City Cemetery, Neillsville.

The body lay in state at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Neillsville from noon until time of service.

Clifford was born Aug. 30, 1914, in Neillsville, to Julius (Bert) and Jenny (Winton) Winter. He married Beatrice Bailke on April 23, 1955 in Greenwood, WI. He received his education in the Neillsville area.

After his education he worked for the railroad. He served in The United States Army from Oct. 1940-July 1945. He worked for the Svetlik Ford Dealership also. He was a dairy farmer until 1978 when he sold his dairy and raised beef cattle until 1982. He then retired and continued to reside on the farm until the time of his death. Clifford enjoyed hunting and fishing and traveled to Canada to moose hunt and fish.

While serving in the Army in the Southwest Pacific Clifford was responsible for providing food and ammunition to the front lines. He was also a member of the Neillsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving Clifford is his wife and five sisters: Mrs. Ed (Grace) Schoen, of Neillsville, and Mrs. Fred (Florence) Marty of Neillsville, Mrs. Leslie (Vivian) Flaherty of Ypsilanti, MI, Mrs. Ward (Clarice) Lockman of Longview, WA, and Mrs. Ellis (Edith) Ottens of Fulton, IL. He was predeceased by one brother, Arthur and one sister, Alice (Roland) Lisko.



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